See You In South Africa

The latest weeks we have been doing the final fixes to the laptops. This included cleaning the laptops and adding stickers from our sponsors Ericsson and Opera. On Monday we started packing the laptops and yesterday they were picked up and they started their journey to South Africa. It is getting closer to our departure […]

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Working hard

It’s been a long time since we updated the blog because we’ve been working hard on making the computers ready to ship at the end of the month. We’ve been cleaning the hard drive, installing ubuntu, offline wikipedia and some other free offline learning programs that we think will be much appreciated. We are done with […]

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Presentation at Göteborgs Stad Västra Hisingen Ledarforum

Today we got the opportunity to present the CESA project to 120 managers at Göteborg Stad Västra Hisingen Ledarforum. We did a 20 minute presentation where we spoke about how we with the use of their donated computers through the years donated 1200 computers to schools in South Africa and Namibia. This year we have […]

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Laptops, Laptops, LAPTOPS!

Last week Göteborg stad came with the rest of their computers and we now have started working with them. This Tuesday we went to Lindholmen to visit Sigma Technology, who are one of the computer donors. It was a very nice meeting with a great view! We are excited to get started with Sigma Techology’ […]

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Ready, Set, Go!

A lot have happened since the last blog post. We have got in touch with sponsors and this year Opera, Ericsson and the software engineering program will be sponsoring. Also Göteborg stad Västra Hisingen and Sigma Technology will be donating laptops. We really appreciate all the support we get from out sponsors and donators. Two […]

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CESA 2018

A new year is coming and with that a new CESA, the eleventh in a row. We are very excited about our mission and adventure. We will do out best to keep up the success of CESA. We would like to thank our chairman Samuel Bengmark and the other members from previous years for the […]

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A hectic last week
Learners using their new computers at Mmemezi High School.

At this moment we are sitting at Mugg & Bean (the best coffee shop in the country; not sponsored advertisement) at King Shaka International Airport in Durban, waiting for a plane to take us back home to Sweden, via Dubai once again. The three weeks of work for CESA – Computer Education in Southern Africa […]

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Both ups and downs during second week
From left to right: Matilda, Hampus and Daniel.

The second week for CESA 2017 has had both some good and less good parts. On Monday we had prepared a lesson in web development for the students at Bonga High School. They already had some experience in HTML, but we introduced both some CSS and some Javascript. The class was very much appreciated by […]

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Fixing, teaching and donating
Children at Izintambane Primary School.

The difference between schools in Sweden and South Africa is huge. At least when it comes to computer usage. That is what we have learnt this week. So far we have visited seven schools in the area around Hluhluwe, including both primary and secondary schools. The main tasks have been to fix issues with the […]

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Holiday is over. Time for work!
On the top of the Table Mountain.

The past three weeks in South Africa have been amazing. We started out by visiting Robben Island and the Cape Point, climbing the Table Mountain and exploring Cape Town during the first four days. After that we went to Stellenbosch and experienced the most extraordinary wine safari you could imagine, and became friends with Justin, […]

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