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Camara Education
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Camara is an International organisation dedicated to using technology to improve education and livelihood skills in disadvantaged communities around the world.
Camara is an International organisation dedicated to using technology to improve education and livelihood skills in disadvantaged communities around the world.

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Thank you very much to all our workshop volunteers and in particular to our corporate volunteers from Salesforce, Dublin, who helped load a shipment of computers bound for Ethiopia. The shipment will arrive on March 3rd. 
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We are very proud to say that Camara Education has reached its goal set out in the 2014-16 Strategy of improving the life opportunities for 2 million learners. Please meet Eugene, our 2 millionth child. Thank you so much everyone for playing your part in enabling us to reach this fantastic milestone. http://bit.ly/2ibmFH1

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We were honoured to be guests at Teach A Man to Fish's conference in Durban last week. Pictured here, Lotta, our Head of Operations in Africa and Julia, our CEO in Tanzania, picking up our award for our work on the iKnowledge project in Tanzania.
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Delighted to have been invited to be at Symantec's Partner Engage and Spotlight events in Central London as their philanthropic partner. So many useful conversations to raise the profile of the work we do and develop new tech donor partners. Thank you Symantec for your support!
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Africa Code Week surpasses targets with almost 427,000 young people receiving training in computer coding http://bit.ly/2g0KtNi

In case you missed it, you can find a round-up of all the latest news reports and radio programme's that Camara has featured in at http://bit.ly/2f2pRrG. And don't forget to tune-in to Nationwide on RTE 1 at 7pm on Wednesday 21st November to see more of the great work we are doing in Kenya.

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Camara Education is tackling the digital divide at home and abroad by working with underprivileged communities in Ireland and Africa to improve IT skills. Read the full article in the Irish Independent here http://bit.ly/2gdE4PK

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We are delighted to feature in the education pages of the Irish Independent today where the positive impact we are having on education in Ireland and in Africa is discussed - for example, the latest Mid-Term Outcome Results Report from Zambia demonstrates how access to ICT equipment with educational software correlates with better results, especially for girls. The full report can be found at http://bit.ly/2eoqsnf
For more information on Camara, please go to camara.org & for more information on TechSpace, one of Camara Ireland's educational programmes, go to techspace.ie.
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'Education is the key to life'.
Camara is transforming education in Zambia. The latest Mid-Term Outcome Results Report shows Camara having had a 15.40% positive difference in female students’ pass rates between project schools and comparison schools. Read our blog for more information http://bit.ly/2eoqsnf
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“It is easier to practice and improve our ICT skills which will help me and my friends perform better in the exams and it will be easy for me to fit in well in the work industry as almost every job out there requires one to have some computer skills” Gift Khawala, age 15, Linda Community School, Lusaka. Find out more about the very positive findings from a recent visit by Camara here http://ow.ly/k4y030605QS 
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