Over 200 Young People Celebrate Creativity with TechSpace

On Friday 4th November, over 200 young people from youth clubs and schools across Ireland gathered in anticipation at the Google Foundry for the celebration of the Annual Creative Tech Festival. The event is organised by Camara Ireland as part of the TechSpace...

Global Applause for our Volunteers

On this, International Volunteer Day 2016, Camara Education would like to pay tribute to the dedication of our volunteers who enable us to deliver such value to our beneficiaries. Over 2,000 people have volunteered with Camara since 2005 which is phenomenal. The theme...

Camara Education in the News!

Here we take a look at recent features in the news for Camara Education and look at what is to come. RTE One radio show, Morning Ireland, featured a report by their Science & Technology correspondent, Will Goodbody. The report discusses the benefits of the use of...

Case Study Linda Community School, Lusaka, Zambia

A monitoring & evaluation visit was recently carried out at Linda Community School in Lusaka, Zambia. This school started working with Camara Education about 4 years ago. A number of students and teachers were interviewed during this visit and here is what some of...

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...

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...

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...

One Year in Camara – A Volunteer’s Story

“The year has flown, it feels like I only started a few weeks ago.” Eddie O’Reilly started work with Camara a year ago, having been offered a place on the Tús back-to-work scheme. Prior to that, he had been out of work for three years. “It gave me something to get out...

From Dire Dawa to Dublin and back: Enhancing Education in Ethiopia

Camara Ethiopia CEO Shakeel Padamsey accompanied Ato Demissew Bekele, Camara Ethiopia Chief Advisor as he returned to his former school in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia half a century after his graduation and soon after his first trip to Ireland, where he was inspired by Irish...

Camara And UCDVO Launch Solar-Powered Computer Lab In Haiti

On the 22nd July 2014, Camara attended the official opening of our first solar-powered computer lab in Gros Morne, Haiti. As part of Camara’s ongoing partnership with UCD Volunteers Overseas, it is intended that this facility will become the first of many new...

100,000 milestone- A reflection on computer reuse

by Tara Beth Casey, Camara Environment Project Officer As Camara marks the receipt of its 100,000th computer donation , we reflect on the positive impact of computer reuse. Of those 100,000 machines, 54,395 have been refurbished and shipped to schools in disadvantaged...

Three Techspaces make final stages of global award

Three of Camara Ireland’s Techspaces have made it into the final stages of a global award for youth media projects. The Adobe Youth Voices Awards recognises young people from 13 to 19 years of age who have used technology to creatively express their vision for driving...

An international army of volunteers

  “Essentially, Camara would not be able to deliver such value without the dedication of our volunteers”.  Over 2,000 people have volunteered with Camara since 2005. This National Volunteering Week, 12th- 18th May, Camara will be shining a light on the inspiring work...

A Celebration of Two Cultures

Camara’s advisor in Ethiopia, Ato Demissew Bekele, visited Ireland last week as a special guest of the organisation. During his visit to Gaelscoil Bharra, a school in North Dublin supported by Camara Ireland, he found that the 6th class were coding for a website that...