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Proposal:Distribute computers to schools in developing countries

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The foundation could purchase OLPC laptops computers for teachers in developing countries and provide Internet connectivity for their schools with a special emphasis on developing wiki projects for the connected schools. That would probably in return gain volunteer contributors from third world countries for Wikimedia projects.

(from Proposal talk:Reaching the Third World#One Laptop per Child)



  • Improve education in developing countries
  • Increase participation from developing countries

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