Mabadiliko are a Community Interest Company based in Lewisham. Their Cultural Humility Workshops help people to discuss race in a non-judgemental environment. We attended one of their workshops as they launch their new website
About 50% of the devices that are donated to us don't work perfectly when we get them. If you have experience fixing computers and laptops this can be very useful to us. Any level of experience is valued, from replacing memory to work that involves a soldering iron.
Would you like get some experience installing software and administering our library of devices? Every week we get donations of computers delivered to us. We need to wipe them of all data, and install a new operating system. Full training provided.
Do you know how to do a Google Search, find your house on Google Maps or Look up a timetable to get public transport?
These are the skills we are looking for. We are not looking for IT experts, but people who are patient and can sit with elderly people and help them learn how to use tablets, laptops or mobile phones.
“Delivering exercise classes online has been a massive steep learning curve because I have had to get to grips very quickly with using a laptop for work, the weird and wonderful world of internet connectivity (or not!!), and all things Zoom related!"
Clubs that normally teach in community centres in Lewisham are now going online to continue reaching their customers. These include fitness clubs and children's dance activities. Catbytes are helping with this transition