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Aurion Learning Donates Computer Hardware to Education and Technology Charity Camara

Aurion Learning Donates Computer Hardware to Education and Technology Charity Camara

13 November, 2013

Following an infrastructure upgrade, Aurion Learning has donated computer hardware equipment to the Belfast base of Camara. The equipment will be refurbished and sent to Africa to help improve education in disadvantaged communities.

Camara is an international organisation devoted to improving education and livelihood skills through technology in disadvantaged communities all around the world. 

On this occasion, Aurion Learning was able to donate three computer towers and a keyboard, with hopes to donate more equipment in the future. Each computer reused by Camara is placed in a low income school and used by 21 children. The equipment will soon be shipped to one of Camara’s Education Hubs in Lesotho and distributed to a local school or E-Learning Centre.

Speaking about the recent donation, Ciaran O’Hare, Director of Aurion Learning said:

“As part of our responsibility to give back to the community, we hope that this small donation will help children in disadvantaged communities gain educational opportunities to learn and develop new skills.”

Since their inception in 2006, 500,000 children in poor communities have become digitally literate due to the work of Camara.

 

Pictured:  Damian Madden, IT Operations Manager at Camara Belfast and Sarah Sweeney, Business Development and Marketing Assistant at Aurion Learning.

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Ciara Cunningham +44 (0) 289064 3211 ciara.cunningham@aurionlearning.com

 

About Camara:

Camara is an international organisation dedicated to using technology to improve education and livelihood skills in disadvantaged communities around the world. With better education, communities have the opportunity to break free from the cycle of poverty they find themselves in.

About Aurion Learning: 

Founded in 2000, Aurion Learning is a full service learning and development company specialising in the design of online learning programmes and innovative learning and CPD management tools to client partners throughout the UK and Ireland in the public, private and third sector.

Aurion Learning also provides strategy and capability building services to help organisations develop focussed online learning strategies and to develop their own online learning in-house.

For more information, visit www.aurionlearning.com or follow @aurionlearning on Twitter.

 

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