One Laptop Per Child

non-profit initiative

One Laptop Per Child is an organization founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is a non-profit organisation. It wants to make cheap laptops so that children in less rich countries without as much technology can also use a computer to learn. The laptop is called an XO. It has an operating system called sugar based on GNU/Linux. It also can run Windows.[1]

One Laptop per Child
FormationJanuary 2005
TypeNon-profit
HeadquartersCambridge, Massachusetts
Official language
Multilingual
Chairman
Nicholas Negroponte
Key people
Charles Kane, Seymour Papert, Alan Kay
Websitewww.laptop.org

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Windows - OLPC". Wiki.laptop.org. Retrieved 2011-10-29.