Month: September 2008

Podcasting to Reconstruct Communities

Podcasting to Reconstruct Communities

Today I met with Jayne Morgan from PodCart who is joining the project and planning to teach us how we could use podcasting as part of the reconstructed project. Jayne develops podcasts for many major corporates and it is such an honour to have her part of the Reconstructed project. We looked at a number …

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Mom 2.0 Cafe Session 1

Mom 2.0 Cafe Session 1

Today we had our first session with mothers and women from the Cape Flats. For many its a new experience to be engaging with technology but they are very excited about the possibilities. More than 20 women were present and we know that this is the beginning of greater things in our communities. The topic …

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New Counselling Record

New Counselling Record

Yesterday was another small milestone for the Mobile Chat counselling as for the first time since we started in July we’ve had more than 60 conversations in our session. This is another indication that there are more people who want to make use of this service. We are fast moving towards the 400 subscribers to …

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Mom 2.0 launched

Mom 2.0 launched

Today was the official launch of the Mom 2.0 project and what an incredible response. We expected to get a few (maybe 10 maximum) women to be present at the launch but instead we had more than 40 women from some of the local communities present who showed an interest in being part of Mom …

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Micro-blogging and more

Micro-blogging and more

This morning we continued with our workshops and started with Micro-blogging and how we can use this to empower Communities in Tension. We also welcomed 4 new members to the program. A special welcome to Jason, Gary, Dayle and Ricardo (Picture on The Reconstructed). We looking forward to see how through the empowerment of Technology …

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Birth of Mom 2.0

Birth of Mom 2.0

Many have been waiting for the next phase of the reconstruction project and it is finally here, special thanks to my beautiful wife Rene. The project is where women/mothers from local communities are empowered with skills using Web 2.0 technologies to share their experiences, knowledge, life stories with people all over the world. This is …

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Live interview on Radio Tygerberg

Live interview on Radio Tygerberg

Catch myself and Craig Ross, one of the Mobile chat drug counsellors, live on Radio Tygerberg tomorrow night (Thursday, 18 September) for more about the reconstruction project. We will be on the Youth show “Anticonformity” hosted by Petrus Botha & Carla Swanepoel at 20h00. You can listen to the broadcast live here or tune in …

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