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Afghanistan: Inspiring young women

Half of the OLPC schools in Afghanistan are for girls. They and their teachers have been particularly eager to explore new ways to work with laptops in the classroom.

Afghanistan: Inspiring young women

4,500 children have XOs through OLPC Afghanistan, including schools in Kandahar and Herat. The laptops have a dual Dari-Latin keyboard. All software is localized into Dari, and some is in Pashto as well.

Afghanistan: Inspiring young women

The Afghan government has digitized school texts and produced new materials for the XOs. Even in urban schools, students often have limited access to books. They love the chance to share great images and texts they discover with one another.