Software Freedom Day Celebration at Kalpetta by SPACE&MSSRF
This year SPACE(http://space-kerala.org) organised Software Freedom Day Celebration at Kalpetta jointly with MSSRF(http://www.mssrfcabc.res.in). Highlight of this years SFD celebration was setting up of free software lab in a tribal hamlet. Two machines with free software has been now installed in Kolagappara village near Kaniyapetta. Two young girls from the locality Ms.Bindu and Ms.Sujatha were trained as volunteer to manage the centre. Mozilla WebMaker camp was organised prior to the SFD celebrations. 9 children from various local paniya hamlets came and participated in the 3 day training program. In addition to children of Kolagappara, 25 other children from different parts of Wayanad also joined for free software workshop. 15 comes from Meenangadi which is 15km away from the location of training. Children travel alone all this way to join us. Apart from free software,children were introduced to Digital content preperation and story telling. They use Mozilla's Popcorn software on Internet to publish their story.
Cutting the cake: http://www.flickr.com/photos/spacecamps/9915775324/