[Olpc-sysadmin] India opportunity for OLPC, See Chat with Educator and Franciscan Nun in Chennai, India
amaginaction at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 10:06:25 EST 2008
*Infanta John <johninfa at gmail.com> * *Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 5:22 AM * To:
amaginaction at gmail.com
4:58 AM Infanta: Hello Andrew how are you? I am sr. Infanta
How is your health?
4:59 AM me: Good to hear from you.
Infanta: Hai Andrew so long I didnot meet you Andrew
How are you?
5:00 AM me: Next time please say the time you are available. Thank you. I
was just writing a letter for you!
Infanta: Really So much I missed
me: To One Laptop Per Child in Massachusetts, asking them for help for use
of the computer you have.
Infanta: Andrew I am doing PGDCA Course in the unversity. so every saturday
sunday I am going for class
5:01 AM me: Good what is PGDCA Course?
5:02 AM Infanta: Post Gratuate degree computer Application
me: I need your help with Sister Angelina and Antoniammal! I have asked for
estimates of cost to make the toys.
5:03 AM Infanta: Sr.Antoniammal Said about the project. Now some sisters are
learning to make a toys. So Congratulations.
me: I need just an estimate of the cost per toy, how many toys like a Naai
could be made in a month or week by the Women from the Empowerment Centers,
a list of the materials to be used, the cost of a simple recorder to be
placed inside the toy.
5:04 AM Infanta: today I will ask sr. Antoniammal over the phone then She
will contact you.
me: That's good. And I need to hear more and communicate to raise funds to
support this effort.
Infanta: Did you talk with Sr. Antoniammal?
5:05 AM me: I have phoned, but I got no answer. What number to call?
Infanta: Andrew whenever you need help Surely I must do for you.
5:06 AM me: Are you OK? I was very saddened by the Mumbai attack and I heard
there was flooding in Tamil Nadu.
Infanta: Her land line no is 044-224959849/ 224953246
5:07 AM me: How long does your course go for?
Infanta: Andrew many people are staying in our Little Mount school Because
of the flood.
me: The website for One Laptop Per Child is
Infanta: One year course
Andrew I need one desktop computer for doing my project
me: My gosh. So you are serving these flood refugees.
5:08 AM Infanta: yes. Tamilnadu government providing food some times we also
doing some kind of help
5:09 AM me: Best to buy it in India and get an inexpensive one!!! Too much
hassle to send it, makes no sense. Find out the costs if you need help to
Infanta: thank you Andrew. when I will send the the particulars.
5:10 AM Tomorrow Shall I send it.
me: Here are particulars for the One Laptop - One Laptop per Child
P.O. Box 425087
Cambridge, MA 02142
Tel. (617) 452-5663
Sure tomorow is good.
Infanta: Andrew I want to do M. C.A. (Master of computer application)
5:11 AM If you can please help me. Congregation give money for the studies
only. but I need computer
me: Good, this One Laptop Per Child could be a project that you can manage
to assist your students. They might help you in getting computers. You must
show initiative to get their attention.
5:12 AM I will print out this chat and send it to them with you email so
they can contact you! Should I give them your phone number too? Which one?
Infanta: okey Thank you Andrew. then How is your health & Business which is
5:13 AM My phone no. is 09940075837
5:14 AM me: Health is good, but very slow to lose weight. I am swimming
alot. My bike-rickshaw is used to get to work and also take people around.
See http://picasaweb.google.com/amaginaction and look for RickshawAMP Photo
Thank you for phone, I shall send this to them so they will hopefully call
you or email you and help you.
5:15 AM Infanta: okey thank you Andrew. Andrew Really I enjoyed with you
when you were in chennai.
5:16 AM me: Me too, I loved shopping with you. I have the Olympic wallet
always near me and the Rickshaw parts have been used to improve the
Infanta: very good. Andrew. then when will you come to chennai?
me: I loved doing stuff with you. I hope to do more and visit again. This
business could really make it happen.
5:17 AM As soon as I am able, hopefully early 2009.
5:20 AM Infanta: very good. I am eagerly waiting for your arrival.
When will go to south Tamilnadu. which is our native
5:21 AM me: Nundree. Everyday I say mantras in Tamil, including the Soul Pal
Naai - Namaste Arre Manu Inbru .
5:22 AM Next time I hope. What is best time to go to southern tip of India?
Infanta: very good keep it up. okey. How is Jakie Miller?
Partnerships For Change
andrew at partnershipsforchange.com
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