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One Laptop Per Child: Get One, Give One


One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) will start selling its product in November. The OLPC project is designed to provide a laptop for every child in a developing nation so that the technology divide would not further impoverish those without. For $399, you can get a funky green and white child friendly laptop delivered to you and one will be sent to child in need. The promotion will last two weeks and ship in time for Christmas.

Hmm. How young is too young for a laptop?

Via Endgadget.

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Shiloh Walker
    Sep 24, 2007 @ 17:02:52

    Man… I dunno if I want the bratlet getting hooked on laptops already, but man, that’s a good cause.

  2. Rosario
    Sep 25, 2007 @ 02:59:14

    One of the first tests of this program was done here in Uruguay, in a place called Villa Cardal, and from all reports, the results have been great so far. The laptops work fine and the kids have managed to integrate them well to their lessons, and are even teaching their parents how to use them.

  3. Isabella
    Jul 26, 2009 @ 08:28:26

    I saw something about this on TV last night. Might be up on youtube already was on channel 10.

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