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Robotics in Gulu

The preparations for the Robotics & Electronics Camp in Gulu are coming along nicely. Fundi Bots is being sponsored by an amazing team who are covering all expenses. Oysters & Pearls, which works with visually impaired children in Gulu High School is providing computers, transport and accommodation,  share:

15 May

Fundi Bots Robotics Camp Program and Documentary

In April 2012, Fundi Bots had its first ever Robotics Camp at Nabisunsa Girls School. To the best of our knowledge, it was also the first Robotics Camp in the country. We had over 35 students from various secondary schools, and a volunteer team of 5 facilitators and

12 Apr

Fundi Bots home made robot

This robot is being built using local materials by one of the student clubs. The drive system is made from a bicycle spoke and chain

20 Aug

Building Sparky

Most of the students we work with (and some adults) have been a little disappointed with the Rovers because they look too much like toy

20 Aug

Fundi Bots featured by the BBC

This morning, the Fundi Bots team woke up to the exciting news that Fundi Bots had been featured by the BBC in the Technology for Business section. See excerpt and full link below.

Can robotics change the future of a nation?

“I want to go deeper into machines – automatic

24 Jul

BBC – Can robotics change the future of a nation?

“I want to go deeper into machines – automatic machines. I was inspired by him when he came to school – so I had to

23 Jul

Observer – Fundi Bots: building robots one school at a time

Diana Naava says that if, while in high school, she had been shown how relevant and practical some subjects were, she would have done much

4 Mar

Fundi bots awarded Google RISE Grant

We’re excited to announce that Fundi Bots was awarded a significant amount of funding through the Google RISE (Google Roots in Science and Engineering). This is a significant breakthrough for Fundi Bots and we’re excited by the potential extent to which our robotics outreach program can go.

31 Jan

The new pseudo-BEAM Walker sneak preview

Sneak preview of the new Fundi Bots Walker robot, to be demo-ed and debut at this weekend’s Fundi Bots school sessions at Nabisunsa (Friday) and

11 Sep

Sparkfun donates to Fundi Bots

We’re excited to announce of first electronics kit donation/sponsorship, courtesy of the the really cool girls and guys at SparkFun.

I buy almost all

8 Sep