[Olpc-za] OLPC Pilot Project in South Africa...August 2008
morgan.collett at gmail.com
Wed May 28 16:24:19 EDT 2008
On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 10:10 PM, Paul Commons <paulcommons at gmail.com> wrote:
> OLPC ZA,
> My name is Paul Commons, a student at Indiana University in the United
> States. I run a student organization at called IU One Here...One
> There (http://www.indiana.edu/~iuohot/) or (www.onehereonethere.org).
> We recently purchased 100 XO laptops for 2 schools in the Limpopo
> Province of South Africa. We´re working through Thusanang Trust.
I thought your deployment was going to be in Cape Town - did that change?
> I´m currently looking to establish a relationship with anyone
> interested in joining this pilot project. I believe this will be the
> 2nd OLPC pilot in South Africa. The Weber family from Boston started
> one in Kliptown. We need both immediate technical support and long
> term support for the sustainability of this project. We have the
> funding, not the technical know how.
I'm in Cape Town and a full time developer for OLPC. I work on the
collaboration side. I'm happy to do what I can to assist.
> If anyone has any interest whatsoever, please contact me at
> paulcommons at gmail.com as soon as possible. I´d like to start
> communication immediately. We have a lot of ground to cover. I will
> be in South Africa from August 1 to mid September. There will be a
> group of university students coming for 3 weeks in August, too.
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