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Our internship student from last year started his own business in Africa!

Mr.Bido, who did an internship last year at ict4e Corporation (Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture; CEO: Hidekazu Hara), an IT consulting and Africa business company, has launched AWANUTECH&CONSULTING in his home country of Benin. AWANUTECH & CONSULTING will mainly provide programming education business for local children, as well as DX business and business consultancy services for companies. About the Company’s Name Regarding the origin of the company’s name, Mr.Bido said the following. The origin of my company name is from Benin language FON. “AWANU” in Benin language FON means “Arigatou” or “Thank you”. Through this name we would like to see with our services appreciation faces (happy faces) from all our […]

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The 1st CyberSakura Final Round was held and the winning team was chosen!

The final round of the first CyberSakura, for which ict4e (Representative: Hidekazu Hara, Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture) provides technical support, was held on Saturday, March 26, 2022, in Sabae City, Fukui Prefecture. The finals brought together the top three teams that had won the preliminary rounds. About CyberSakura CyberSakura is an educational program designed to develop future leaders in the field of cyber security. The program is a practical competition that CyberPatriot has been offering as an educational program worldwide, and has been implemented for Japanese junior and senior high school students since fiscal year 2021. About CyberPatriot CyberPatriot is a cybersecurity education program launched by the U.S. Air […]

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[Report]We did an internship for an African students.

ict4e ltd. (Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, CEO: Hidekazu Hara), an IT consulting and African business company, has accepted two African students for corporate internships. The international students accepted this time are Bido-san and Awa-san, who came to Japan from the ABE Initiative program and have been studying at a Japanese university for two years. Bido-san will be here for three weeks and Awa-san for one week. In this article, I will introduce their first week’s activities. Soldering IchigoDake On the first day, they tried their hand at soldering the IchigoDake. They tried to get the solder to form a nice mountain shape. The completed IchigoDake will be plugged into the […]

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Internship Program for African Students

ict4e ltd. (Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, CEO: Hidekazu Hara), an IT consulting and African business company, will accept two African students for corporate internship from August 23 to September 11, for a maximum of 20 days. ABE Initiative(Master’s Degree and Internship Program of African Business Education Initiative for Youth)is a program that invites young Africans to Japan and provides them with the opportunity to obtain a master’s degree at a Japanese university and an internship at a Japanese company, with the aim of fostering human resources for African industries and developing “pilots” who can support Japanese companies’ business in Africa.The international students accepted this time are Bido-san and Awa-san, who […]

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[Now on sale] Programming with IchigoJam book in English.

ict4e ltd. (Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, CEO: Hidekazu Hara), through IchigoJam, a palm-sized IoT computer, we are working to educate children in Africa about programming and to develop human resources involved in this field. We have just released “Let’s Programming with IchigoJam -Primer & Further Learning-“. This book is an English translation of the Japanese version of “Let’s Programming with IchigoJam”. The previous release, “Let’s Programming with IchigoJam -Primer-“, has been expanded with an application section. For children who have learned the basics and experienced programming with IchigoJam, we have added content up to the creation of a simple game. This book, which includes both basic and advanced sections, is […]

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[Report] Africa Programming Education Tour 2019

ict4e.Ltd (Fukui, Japan, CEO: Hidekazu Hara) is engaged in programming education using the palm-sized IoT computer “IchigoJam” for African children and also fostering human resources. From October 11 to 22, 2019, we conducted Africa Programming Education Tour mainly in Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya. The third tour (the first was in 2017) attracted 11 participants, including 3 elementary school students. ▼〔Plan〕East Africa Programming Education tour 2019 http://ict4e.jp/news-eng/1652 Tanzania October 12: The first visit was Tanzania. A workshop was held at Sakura Girls Secondary School(SGSS), which has been interacting since the school opened(2016). The first workshop was an introductory programming course using “IchigoJam”, and the second was a science experiment experience course. […]

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IchigoJam Programming Workshop at Future Lab. in Kigali

We joined a pre-opening event of future lab. and had a Programming workshop with IchigoJam in Kigali, Rwanda. The future lab. is a project of SAKURA GROUP in Nyarugenge district. Mr.Antoine , CEO of SAKURA GROUP , he thinks it’s important to touch & try newer items such as a computer, robots compare than just talking about them. This event was also published as an article on local media TheInspirer. Rwandan Children to benefit from Japan computers and robot programming tool kits We’re continuing to do programming education business in Africa.

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Let’s make IchigoJam cards!

One of the features of the palm-sized IchigoJam is “Business card size” on your hand. So, now we have business card size “IchigoJam card”. If you have IchigoJam cards like business cards, you can easily introduce IchigoJam anywhere. For details on making IchigoJam cards, please click here to use it. ・IchigoJam card ENGLISH  IchigoJam card

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East Africa Programming Education tour 2019

From Japan to East Africa, Programming Education tour October 11(Tue) – October 22(Tue), 2019 A tour for Japanese who are interested in Programming education, Human resource development, or Africa. In Rwanda and Kenya we’ll visit IT facilities, also hold workshops using IchigoJam for children. we updated this schedule (5th OCT, 2019) Tour Schedule TANZANIA ( Oct.11 – Oct.14 ) October 11 (Fri)  Arriving in KILIMANJARO, TANZANIA October 12 (Sat)  Visit Sakura Girls Secondary School (Arusha), Programing workshop This workshop held for students of SGSS AM: Programming Workshop PM: Science Workshoparound AM09:00 we’ll leave Mvuli Hotel to Sakura GirlsSupports: Mr. Pascal Mgimwa (ABE 3rd) & Ms. Zawadi Athanas(ABE 4th) October 15 (Mon)  […]

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Exhibition at TICAD7 YOKOHAMA in August

ict4e ltd. (Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, CEO: Hidekazu Hara), we offer IT consulting and African business. At the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development(TICAD7) in Yokohama, we will exhibit some products in “the Japan-Africa Business Forum & Expo” Japan Fair by JETRO. Japan Fair is an exhibition that introduces Japanese technologies, products and services to Africa. Many Japanese companies related African business will exhibit products, technologies, etc. We will introduce a small palm-sized personal computer “IchigoJam” at this event. We have had programming workshops with “IchigoJam” in Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania. Through this event, we aim to identify the needs of other African countries and to create a new […]

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