iTWire: OLPC Raises $35 Million Through First World
"The Nicholas Negroponte inspired One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)
program has claimed a major success from its Give One Get One
campaign that ran from November 12 through December 31, 2007 in the
United States and Canada, raising $35 million.
"The campaign, which involved consumers buying two XO laptops,
one to keep and the other to donate to a child in an impoverished
country, has resulted in more than 100,000 XO computers being
distributed to children in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Haiti,
Mongolia and Rwanda, according to OLPC..."
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