Camara sends 14,000 computers to Africa

children_400[Photo from the Camara site]

Dom Helder Camara, the Brazilian archbishop is famous for saying “When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.”

Camara is a volunteer organization in Dublin, Ireland, which empowers communities in Africa by using technology in education.

I’ve written about Camara before in terms of its history and its role in third-level education. As it’s come up in some recent conversations, I thought it was worth a reminder. We should note that Camara has now distributed nearly 14,000 computers in Africa.

Their activities include these from their website:

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