2PM Boston Time TODAY/Friday: Brief Contributors Program Mtg (#olpc-meeting)
holt at laptop.org
Fri Jun 19 12:59:58 EDT 2009
Please join us reviewing the latest OLPC/Sugar community projects in 1
HOUR, over IRC Live Chat at 2PM EDT Boston Time, right here:
Then type at bottom:
* New Libraries Coming!
* Which projects might you enjoy Mentoring?!
* Fast Review of the 2 latest (greatest!) HW/Project Proposals -- please
join us advocating for and/or reviewing shortcomings of these proposals:
1. Booming Bang Game - Jaipur, INDIA
Requests 2 XO's for 12-18 months
- The Booming Bang is a Funny game developed for Children of age
group 6-18. It is a fun based game and as needs logical thinking
time to time, I think it'll help children develop their skills.
- This project will include logical thinking and creativity, to
allow children be more creative and think reasonable.
- Under this project, Full Warranty of Project material will be
taken by our team, We will replace any defected edition and check
for future errors.
- Overall, Our team likes to contribute something to OLPC team and
we will be happy if we will be able make more children happy.
2. Enfants pour l'Éducation (Kids for Education) - Montreal, CANADA
Requests 10 XO's for 12 months
Nokia Software Engineer & UNICEF Quebec Manager would work together
to give the opportunity to a group of children from one of Montreal's
underprivileged neighbourhood to participate in building a brighter
- learning about the state of children education worldwide
- experimenting with technologies developed to increase education
accessibility in poor countries (e.g. XO laptops)
- envisioning possible solutions to the problem of universal access
to primary education
- sharing their thoughts and findings using the new social media
(blog, social networks)
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