Most of the more than 1 billion children in the developing world don’t have access to adequate education. The One Laptop Per Child program is tacking this problem by putting computers in their hands. Almost everywhere the XO goes, school attendance increases. By empowering children to educate themselves, this next generation will be better prepared to tackle the serious problems facing their societies.
Credit: Yves Béhar, IDSA and Bret Recor of fuseproject; Nicholas Negroponte, Mary Lou Jepsen, Walter Bender, Michail Bletsas of OLPC; Lisa Strausfeld of Pentagram; and Continuum for OLPC
Contact: Gary Walker: firstname.lastname@example.org