Thursday, July 31, 2008

First OLPC Arrives in S. Africa...

IU OHOT sent the 1st of 102 XO One Laptop Per Child computers to Shelley Milstein of Thusanang Trust in South Africa. The IU OHOT team will be working three weeks in South Africa alongside local primary school teachers in distributing laptops, installing internet, and providing power for 3 schools. This will be the 2nd OLPC deployment in South Africa. To learn more about this project, click here.

Our Mission:

The premise is simple: One Here...One There aims to provide an easy and affordable mechanism for one student at a college or university in the United States to help fund the education of one primary or secondary school student in sub-Saharan Africa.