Change the World one school at a time : Give 100 update

From the official OLPC blog… if you read the OLPC Oceania interview it looks as though the two could dovetail – Michael Hutak’s focus is definitely on the broader, large scale side of things. This could be like opening the flood gates;

For the past year, we have been running a Give Many large-scale donation program with little fanfare, to support groups that have bought XOs in hundreds and thousands for their own school or regional projects…

We have lowered the cost of participation dramatically – to $22,000 for a 100-laptop projects in the neediest parts of the world – and now include in that cost things that all programs need: shipping to an international airport, a spare parts kit, and invitations for organizers to learning and deployment workshops that we are organizing a few times each year.

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