[Olpc-za] [Fwd: OLPC in S.A.]
morgan.collett at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 10:12:32 EST 2008
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 3:04 PM, Antoine van Gelder
<children at laptop.org.za> wrote:
> OLPC-ZA- I'd like to get some additional information on what you all are
> doing, capable of, etc. I'm a student in the states coordinating an
> implementation project in S. Africa this August. We'll be participating in
> the Give Many Program, 100 laptops to a community in Cape Town.
We have a very active Linux community in Cape Town, with a good number
of people involved in community volunteer programs from time to time.
We'll definitely get people involved.
I'm a developer with Collabora, working on the Sugar collaboration
stack using Telepathy and Jabber - so OLPC is my day job and I'll be
available to assist with technical issues with the deployment. (I'm in
Whitney Hunter-Thomson is a volunteer who has come to Soweto to help
set up a similar 100 laptop deployment at Kliptown Youth Project. I'm
sure she and her team will introduce themselves on the list and let us
know how that is going.
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