NPR story on OLPC in Peru
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Sat Oct 13 11:21:53 EDT 2012
One Child, One Laptop ... And Mixed Results In Peru
Five years ago, Peru plunked down $200 million on more than 800,000 low-cost
laptops to distribute to schoolchildren. The purchase was part of the global
One Laptop Per Child initiative that aimed to end poverty with computers.
But now there are a lot of questions about how successful Peru's effort has
been, especially in rural areas like the village of Lacachi.
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