Camara Education seeks computer sponsors

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Camara Education is appealing to individuals and organisations to sponsor a computer that will be sent to Kenya to be installed in an e-learning centre for disadvantaged children.

Each sponsored computer will help 21 children in Kenya improve their digital literacy skills, the registered Irish charity said.

This year alone, Camara has dispatched 7,616 computers to disadvantaged communities worldwide, helping to increase the digital literacy of 159,939 people.

Individuals and organisations can help Camara boost this figure by sponsoring a computer this holiday season for €15, through Camara’s online ‘Learning Shop‘.

Camara Education’s goal is to improve education for marginalised communities in Ireland, Haiti, Jamaica and seven African countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Uganda, Lesotho, and Tanzania), by providing access to affordable technology in addition to training support for teachers.

The charity also accepts used computers, which it refurbishes and sends to disadvantaged communities.

Children using laptops image via Shutterstock

Tina Costanza
By Tina Costanza

Tina comes to Ireland from Canada, where she held senior editorial positions at daily newspapers in Ottawa and Toronto. When she’s not saving dangling participles or managing production at Siliconrepublic.com, she’s training for 10K races or satisfying a craving for scones.

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