Programmers in Hluhluwe
Back to School
Since Saturday we have had a lot of things to do. Apparently our stay here is really bad timed with several national holidays when the schools are closed. Last week they were closed because of the election and yesterday was the National Women’s Day here in South Africa. Since this happened on a Tuesday, Monday […]
Hippo dental work on election day
The election is over and it is finally time to get to work! Even with the computers still stuck in customs there is plenty of work to be done which we were eager to start with. We had heard that there was a school located up in the mountains that CESA had visited two years […]
The best of welcomes
The last two days have been more vacation than work. Yesterday we went to Star for Life’s office in the morning and waited for them to contact the head of the area where there are schools that need help with their existing computers. After a long wait we were informed that there would be no […]
Finally on our way!
Yesterday, after a 33 hour journey, we finally arrived at the guest house we will call home the next three weeks. Before getting to Hluhluwe Simon bravely took it upon himself to drive, which would be a challenge since you drive on the left side of the road in South Africa. He did great and […]
MASSIVE UPDATE: Receiving, cleaning, installing, packing, shipping and.. dancing?
Right now we’re at the airport in Istanbul on our way to Durban! We have a waiting time of more than 9 hours here until the flight departs tonight, so we will have a lot of time to relax and prepare for South Africa. We are super excited and can’t wait to get to Hluhluwe […]
Working with the computers and our next sponsor, Opera!
The blog has been silent for far too long but here is the long awaited post! Since the last post in March a lot have happened and the journey to South Africa is soon upon us. In the beginning of March we got the first computers from Gothenburg City Västra Hisingen which was almost 150 […]
The first company sponsor of 2016: Findwise!
This monday we went to Opera’s office for a sponsor meeting. We are really happy to announce Opera as a sponsor for the third year in a row! At the meeting we discussed the project and had a really nice time when getting to know our contact Lisa and Niklas a bit. Thank you Opera, […]
The Quest for Sponsors
It’s with great pleasure we announce that Findwise have chosen to sponsor CESA this year as well. We met our wonderful contact Jessica at Findwise’s office with its amazing view. There we discussed the project and got to know each other a bit. A coffee later everything was done. Thank you Findwise, we won’t disappoint […]
CESA 2016 is on!
Hello everyone! These past few weeks we have been contacting a lot of new sponsors and we are waiting for answers with great hope. We have also contacted last years sponsors with mixed but mostly good results. We have also been in contact with Star for Life about where this years trip will be heading […]
Hello everyone! We are the new members of the CESA that will carry out the project of 2016: Simon Nielsen, Elin Ljunggren and Björn Hedström. We are very excited for a year filled with lots of collaboration, interesting struggles and thrilling new experiences. During the first weeks since the annual meeting that was held 17th of […]