AdaFruit, the woman-founded open hardware company, is partnering with the Ada Initiative to offer Ada Initiative donors a 10% discount on your entire order from AdaFruit.
Just a few of the many kits and badges you can get from AdaFruit:
If you’ve been wanting to get into open hardware, this is a great way to start. AdaFruit’s goal is to help people learn electronics and hardware, not just sell toys. With Limor “LadyAda” Fried at the helm, AdaFruit recognizes that women and girls love building DIY electronic projects and understanding how hardware works.
Donate at least $32 to the Ada Initiative in the next 24 hours (until October 2, 2012, 19:00 UTC/noon Pacific US time) and we’ll send you the discount code via email.
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