"The OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project reported Aug. 27 that
Brazil is finalizing plans for 'all aspects' of its $100 laptop
roll-out. Along with Argentina, Nigeria, and Thailand, Brazil had
previously indicated interest in purchasing 1 million of the
machines for needy children.
"Walter Bender, the OLPC's president for software and content,
said in his weekly news update that, up to now, the Brazilian
project has been coordinated solely by that country's presidency
with the assistance of the Ministry of Education. 'They will now
begin to work more deeply with other ministries,' Bender said via
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