ERA Donates Computers to Canadian Peacemakers International

By electronic recycling association June 12, 2024

The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) has donated 20 laptops and 9 desktop computers to Canadian Peacemakers International (CPI). This donation aims to bolster CPI’s CAL program, an essential initiative focused on fostering positive change and empowerment in underserved communities.

About Canadian Peacemakers International (CPI)

Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, CPI is dedicated to peace-building and transforming impoverished communities in Honduras and Sub-Saharan Africa. CPI’s comprehensive approach includes leadership development, housing, food security, economic opportunities, and promoting self-sufficiency through education and vocational training.

The Importance of Technology in Underserved Communities

In today’s digital age, access to technology is synonymous with opportunity. For underserved communities, having access to computers can break the cycle of poverty by opening doors to education, training, and remote work. This access empowers individuals to acquire valuable skills and improve their economic prospects.

Learn More About Canadian Peacemakers International

To discover more about the impactful work of Canadian Peacemakers International and their various initiatives, visit their website.

About the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA)

The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is a non-profit organization founded in 2004. ERA addresses the growing issue of e-waste and the digital divide by providing simple solutions to prevent the premature destruction of operational equipment. ERA focuses on recovery, refurbishment, and reuse, supplying charitable groups with donated IT equipment while securely managing retiring IT assets across Canada. By prioritizing reuse before recycling, ERA has securely repurposed hundreds of tons of equipment. They also partner with certified recycling organizations to process items that have reached the end of their productive life.

Get Involved with the Electronic Recycling Association

Help create a future without e-waste by getting involved with the ERA. Here’s how you can contribute:

  • Invite ERA to your community cleanup.
  • Host an e-waste fundraiser.
  • Volunteer your time at ERA.
  • Start an e-waste collection at your business.
  • Drop off your old electronics at ERA, and they’ll ensure they reach those who need them most.

Join the Electronic Recycling Association in making a difference and help bridge the digital divide! For more information call 1-877-9EWASTE.