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Wells For Zoe, Malawi And Dit Students From Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates Jan 2012

Wells For Zoe, Malawi And Dit Students From Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates

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Since 2008 DIT students across disciplines have collaborated with Irish-Malawian charity Wells for Zoe. Students have spent up to three months in Malawi undertaking community-based projects on work placement modules, addressing the challenges facing local communities. In addition, DIT-based projects include pump design development and digital marketing projects.


Laptops4africa: Fundraising By First Year Computer Science Students, Leslie Shoemaker Jan 2012

Laptops4africa: Fundraising By First Year Computer Science Students, Leslie Shoemaker

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This project involved computing students developing and running fundraising activities to support the work of Wells for Zoe in Malawi, providing clean water to communities. The students developed a range of transferable and professional skills from this project.


Lego Sumo Wrestling: Electrical Engineering Students Teach Programming To Children In Ballymun, Gavin Duffy Jan 2012

Lego Sumo Wrestling: Electrical Engineering Students Teach Programming To Children In Ballymun, Gavin Duffy

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Engineering students from DIT teach in the Aisling Projects in Ballymun where they work with children in programming Lego Mindstorms robots.