OLPC giveaway program hits Oz

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Nov 26, 2008 8:12 PM EDT
Builder AU; By Lana Kovacevic
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The Australian subsidiary of the non-profit One Laptop per Child (OLPC) organisation today said it would commence a local "Give 1, Get 1" program on November 30 that would deliver the machines to both geeks and disadvantaged children. The initiative will provide a XO laptop to a child in remote Australia or the Pacific Islands for each laptop purchased. The cost of a laptop is US$399 (plus shipping and GST). The devices can be ordered online.

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