[sf-lug] OLPCorps Africa

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Tue Mar 17 11:35:11 PDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 11:32 AM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> FYI...and before anyone questions what this has to do with a LUG, this
> project will be deploying 100 GNU/Linux machines in one of the 53
> African nations :-)

Minor correction: not one but several "of the 53 African nations"

> "OLPCorps Africa is a unique grant program focused specifically on
> learning in Africa. Student teams are equipped with the tools,
> resources, and know-how to develop grassroots learning environments in
> an African country of their choice. OLPC is drawing upon the world's
> student leaders to spark a university-led grassroots initiative in
> this global learning movement. Through OLPCorps Africa, OLPC is
> creating a global network of student leaders who will create a lasting
> impact at the local level, build a network of student activists, and
> initiate a grant program that will become renown. "
> More FAQ at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPCorps_FAQ
> A summer internship with real work in an African nation. Would anyone
> be interested? Details: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPCorps_Africa
> Please pass it along.
> Sameer
> --
> Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor of Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> San Francisco CA 94132 USA
> http://verma.sfsu.edu/
> http://opensource.sfsu.edu/

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