2017 Impact & Learning Outcomes

In 2017, Camara Education worked with 1,595 Educational Institutions, trained 7,199 educators and installed over 14,287 computers in Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Tanzania, Zambia and Ireland. In the process, 434,234 learners had access to computers and useful educational...

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The magic of ESB Creative Tech Fest

November 1st saw the ESB Creative Tech Fest return to The Foundry at Google in Dublin. This is the national showcase of TechSpace creative education network managed by Camara Education Ireland. Over 300 young people aged between 10 and 18 from over 70 local youth...

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Good Governance Awards in Ireland – we are shortlisted!

Excited to announce that we are shortlisted as finalists in the 2018 Good Governance Awards in Ireland! Learn more about the awards at https://goodgovernanceawards.ie/about/ Stay tuned and wish us luck #GoodGovernanceAwards This award was developed by The Carmichael...

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Jean Cox-Kearns – 1st 6 months inside Camara Education

It is almost 10 years since Camara Education first came onto my radar.  At that time Cormac Lynch Camara’s founder approached me where I worked in Dell to see how Dell could partner with Camara Education.  The idea of taking ‘end of first life’ electronics and using...

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Insights from a first time visitor to Africa

As Volunteer & Communications Manager I recently had the great pleasure of travelling to Ethiopia. I got to visit and talk with some students and teachers alike. Here is some of what they had to say. The children I met in Ethiopia fascinated me. They were equally...

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Parting thoughts from John, our outgoing CEO

As I finish my near eight year career with Camara Education, our wonderful communications team have asked me for one final blog. How can I possibly summarise into a short page what has been the greatest privilege of my professional career? I could talk about the work...

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TECHFÉILE 2018

Inspirational and celebratory day for the young people and educators who participate in the TechSpace Programme The first TechFéile event, took place at  Limerick School of Art & Design  on Friday 27 April 2018. The event centres around the Camara Education Ireland...

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UNESCO Mobile Learning Week

The last week in March was a busy one in Camara Education with Steven, our Head of Income and Partnerships, and Mathieu, our Head of Education, travelling to UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. The conference, held in UNESCO headquarters, is an opportunity for...

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Demissew Bekele

Demissew became the Chief Advisor of Camara Ethiopia in 2011, and prior to this, was instrumental in Camara’s establishment in Ethiopia. He worked for the Ministry of Education for over 38 years, mostly within the Educational Media Agency (EMA), as a radio producer,...

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Highlights from our 2016 M&E exercise

In 2016, Camara Education worked with 1,031 schools, trained 7,816 educators and distributed over 10,600 computers. As a result, 225,542 learners were impacted through our Social Enterprise activities. Camara Education recently conducted a monitoring and evaluation...

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