Proposal:Distribute computers to schools in developing countries

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This proposal is associated with the bolded strategic priorities below.


  1. Achieve continued growth in readership.
  2. Focus on quality content
  3. Increase Participation
  4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
  5. Encourage Innovation


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Summary

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)

Proposal

Motivation

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

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