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[liberationtech] [hackerspaces] Hackerspace for South Sudan

Yosem Companys companys at
Tue Jun 25 11:43:29 PDT 2013

> "Christopher Douglas" <cwjdouglas at> wrote:
> I’m working on some projects in South Sudan, one of those being the start of
> a Maker/Hackerspace in the capital city of Juba.
> The Maker/Hacker movement is catching on in some African countries as a way
> to make things they need (e.g. farm implements, repair vehicles), start
> businesses (e.g. woodworking, solar fruit dryers) and support community
> development projects (e.g. water purifiers, Raspberry Pi computers for
> classrooms, alternative cooking/lighting fuels).
> An important step is helping South Sudanese “Makers” connect with their
> counterparts in the global community, especially those with experience with
> these kinds of projects and in African countries or post-conflict
> environments.
> I think this can do some real good, and if anyone has any suggestions or
> questions, drop me a line.
> Regards,
> Chris D.

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