International Youth Day 2016

Today marks International Youth Day, a day where we can focus on inspiring and empowering a young generation around the world. There is a greater need more than ever to invest in youth today. This year, International Youth Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for...

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Camara Education improving educational outcomes in Kenya

By Changez Ndzai, Fieldwork Officer, Training Department, Camara Kenya. There is a saying about education that goes like this ‘Education is the key of life’. However, education has its own challenges, especially when it comes to African countries. One of them is the...

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Camara Education Annual Report 2015

Camara Education is delighted to announce the launch of our Camara Education Annual Report 2015  detailing some of our biggest landmarks and partnerships from the last year as well as some inspiring stories from home and overseas. Many thanks to everyone who...

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Sustainable Academies – Developing Communities with ICT

by Mathieu Lacasse, Camara Education Learning Officer There are multiple definitions for what constitutes an Academy. In industrialised countries, they are often driven by the private sector or recognised as a society of distinguished scholars, artists or...

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Promising mid-term results from Irish Aid project in Zambia

In 2015 Camara began a two-year Irish Aid funded project in Zambia. This project focuses on improving educational outcomes for Junior Secondary girls and boys across three provinces – Copperbelt, Lusaka and Southern. It will achieve this by focusing on the new,...

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Grade 8 and 9 Computers Studies training in Zambia

By Vincent K. Bwalya, Training Manager – Camara Zambia The battle between Microsoft Windows and the Ubuntu operating system in Zambia’s new curriculum has been an oppressing debate for some time, until the introduction of Camara’s Grades 8 and 9 Computer Studies...

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New shipment ready to Ethiopia

We have just finished loading our new shipment to Ethiopia. With the help of SalesForce Dublin team, we loaded 1,024 computers which are due to arrive in Ethiopia on July 4th. The volunteers spent the day in our workshop helping out with computer refurbishment and...

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Camara Education joins Africa Day 2016 celebrations

Camara Education is dedicated to inspire and empower a young generation in developing countries to improve life opportunities through ICT in education. Reused computers can help a young generation to improve life opportunities and to achieve better grades in...

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Camara Ireland has been busy

It was a busy weekend for the Camara Ireland Team! From the schools programme, Nicole and Ben were in Thurles on Saturday, at the Limerick Institute of Technology, for the annual ICT in EDU conference. Attended by teachers from across the country, the conference had a...

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Latest iMlango project update

By Changez Ndzai, Information Technology Specialist at Camara Kenya. It is 7.30 am at Malindi Central Primary school. The temperatures started to rise and even though it’s early, I can see the pupils very determined, settled in their perspective classes revising their...

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Ten years, Ten lessons in ICT in Education

By John Fitzsimons, CEO of Camara Education   Over the last ten years, Camara Education has been working with nearly 4,000 schools in 11 countries helping them improve education using ICT. In a sector that is riddled with unsuccessful projects, we ourselves have...

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Camara Education helping to reduce carbon footprints

We are reducing the carbon footprints of organisations every day through a refurbishment process, extending the life of hundreds of computers we receive daily. Every computer Camara reuses gives 21 children digital literacy. When reusing computers, 70% of the energy...

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