[Olpc-za] OLPC Give Many pricing reduced
jeff at wildcoast.com
Thu Nov 27 08:18:09 EST 2008
On 27 Nov 2008, at 2:58 PM, Morgan Collett wrote:
> http://laptop.org/en/participate/give-many.shtml has new pricing for
> the Give Many program.
> The minimum order is still 100 XOs, but now it seems the price has
> come down to $259 per XO whereas it was previously $310.
Thanks for the info, Morgan.
Does that mean it's available for purchase through Amazon on the G1G1
program, too? (Guess not.) Last time I looked it said that the
product is unavailable and they don't know when it will be. ... And
why won't they let us buy from Amazon on the G1G1 program?
I have half the Rotary club here clamoring for them (they've just
sponsored our WiFi network..... eventually after trying for a year an
a half to get the promised sponsorship from ....... (names withheld.)
Lemme see now, 100 x $259.00 = $25,900 = R259,000. ..... times by
400 = R1,036,000.00 for us to get a school up and running. We have
the XS server and support team, but where do you think we can get the
money? Any suggestions?
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