Camara USA is excited to announce its first container of computers has been shipped out to Jamaica. Since opening in June 2012, Camara USA CEO Blake Burke, along with staff and volunteers at the branch in Silicon Valley, have worked to collect computers for children from disadvantaged communities. Camara’s newest hub has received many valuable donations from companies in the technology-rich region of California.
Computers collected at the American location will serve children in the Caribbean – primarily Jamaica, with a special project in the works for Haiti. The first of many, this shipment will encourage digital literacy and improve the education of children in the Caribbean.
Since Camara first opened its doors seven years ago, over 35,000 computers have been sent to disadvantaged schools in Africa, Ireland, and Jamaica. Burke says he aims to surpass that number in fewer years. And with 600 computers already on their way eight short months after opening, he’s on the right track.