“If you want to walk fast, walk alone; but if you want to walk far, walk together”. –African proverb, by way of Samuel Kobia
Mark your calendar! We hope to see you at the fifthOLPC San Francisco Community Summit from October 18 to 20, 2013.
The OLPC project in Cameroon is reaching the rural areas. This picture is from one of the provinces that received XO laptops today. HE. Minister of Basic Education of Cameroon, Ms. Youssouf Adidja Alim; delivering laptops at the School Practicing School go North Cameroon.
A picture is worth a thousand words….
The XO Laptop is now shown on Rwandan bills.
The National Bank of Rwanda will launch the new 500 Rwanda Francs. An image of children “learning” with an XO from OLPC is on one of the faces of the bill ( see images attached). Rwanda is really creating a new generation of citizens.
“ Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela.
Program offers computers with educational applications to children at 104 schools in low-income neighborhoods.
By Letzira Sevilla Bolaños for Infosurhoy.com – 30/07/2013
Since 2009, 30,000 students from 104 schools in low-income neighborhoods in Nicaragua have received free XO computers through the One Laptop per Child program, offered through the Zamora Terán Foundation.
First Country to Adopt OLPC Laptops at Full 1:1 Saturation Will Be First Country to Receive XO Tablets XO Tablets Will Feature Local Books and Be Customized for Uruguayan School System
MIAMI— One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) will provide the government of Uruguay with 8,000 of its newly released XO Tablets for distribution to pre-school and first grade children in the country. The OLPC/Uruguay pilot program (Plan Ceibal) is the world’s first government program designed to get educational technology into the hands of children ages six and under.
Original Post by Jeddy Genrwot on July 22, 2013
The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has so far covered 407 schools across the country. At least 207,026 laptops have been distributed, according to Nkubito Bakuramutsa, the OLPC Coordinator in Rwanda Education Board.