Lions sleep in the jungle, computers in…
Daniel visiting the 2017 CESA room at Chalmers.

Finally, our computers have somewhere to sleep at night, just like the lions in Africa! Thanks to Chalmers, we will be located in a room in the Maskinhus at Campus Johanneberg. The room is quite big and is today used as a storage for a few tables and chairs. Uhm… a few was an understatement… […]

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Finding more partners is wise! Findwise!
From left to right: Daniel, Hampus, Matilda and Jessica Gold.

“Vendor independent IT consultants specialised in enterprise search, information management, search driven analytics and Big Data”. That is how Findwise describe themselves. And from today on, we can conclude that they will also continue their partnership with CESA. Today, we got the opportunity to meet Jessica Gold from Findwise for a lunch meeting at a […]

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A boxing match
Kneeling with the box.

Today, we were supposed to have a sponsor meeting. Unfortunately, our contact at the company got sick and the meeting is therefore postponed. Instead, we took a team building breakfast at a local cafe. This was very nice and cozy, and a wide range of things were discussed, including Hampus crazy (or rather messy) christmas […]

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Hungry for sweat in Hluhluwe

According to Google Translate, “hluh luwe” means “sweat hungry” in Javanese, a language spoken in Java, Indonesia. That is probably just an unrelated coincidence, but never mind. It is now confirmed that we are going to Hluhluwe, a small town in the eastern part of South Africa, next year, just like so many other CESA […]

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Hiphop? No, we prefer Opera!
From left to right: Hanna Björk (Opera), Matilda, Niklas Beischer (Opera), Daniel and Hampus.

For the fourth consecutive year, Opera Software will be our partner during the project. Today we visited Hanna Björk and Niklas Beischer at their office in Gothenburg and discussed the cooperation, and came to an agreement. This is the first year for Hanna, but Niklas has been involved since Opera’s first year with CESA.

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The Glenn of Gothenburg
From left to right: Glenn, Hampus, Matilda, Daniel and Samuel. No, we are not this crazy all the time. Or are we?

Yesterday, we got the first glance of next year’s computers. Together with Samuel, our chairman, we took one of the electric cars at Chalmers and drove to the City of Gothenburg Västra Hisingen‘s (Swedish: Göteborgs Stad Västra Hisingen) office, since they are the donors of “our” computers. Once we arrived, the representative of Gothenburg, who like every […]

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CESA 17 – It’s jubilee time!

For the tenth year in a row, CESA will make a journey to southern Africa next summer, providing schools with computers and computer knowledge. We are the lucky ones who have gotten the chance to keep the project going for 2017. From left to right: Daniel Ahlqvist – vice-chairman Hampus Dahlin – member of the […]

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Our Final Adventures

Our time here in Hluhluwe is coming to a close and we have never felt three weeks fly by so fast. It feels like we know every road, every alley of this place and it will be a strange experience leaving. But now we are getting ahead of ourselves as there has been a lot […]

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Victories, sad realizations and some time for reflection

Work continues in South Africa as we retraced our steps back to a school we had visited the very first week, namely Bonga High School. Where we once sadly had to turn back at the doorstep we were now invited to check on their computer lab which were having some difficulties. Once we arrived at […]

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Becoming a Hacker

With our white car now replaced by a glistening blue we felt prepared to go back to work. Early Thursday morning we started our day at Mduku High School who had requested some help from us, but we did not know with what. After a half-hour drive we arrived at Mduku for a positive surprise: […]

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