Gift XO Laptops to Children: Give One, Get One OLPC Program

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Program helps children of developing countries to learn by providing one connected laptop to every school-age child. The Give One Get One program, is on from November 12 to November 26 – You donate one XO laptop to a child in a developing nation, and get one for your the child.

One Laptop Per Child: Gift XO Laptops

XO LaptopThe XO Laptop is a flexible, low cost, power efficient, responsive, and durable computer for use by children of developing countries. This is the first time the XO laptop has been made available to the general public. As part of the Give One Get One program, for a $399 donation, one XO laptop is sent to empower a child in a developing nation and one will be sent your kid. It has tax benefits too – $200 of your donation is tax-deductible.

In another deal, For all U.S. donors who participate in the Give One Get One program, T-Mobile is offering one year of complimentary HotSpot access. T-Mobile HotSpot broadband Internet service is available at more than 8,500 locations throughout the United States and the complimentary year of service is valued at more than $350!

Now the sad part – OLPC is offering a Give One Get One program in the United States and Canada only. These cheap laptops will surely be very useful to children. Do some charity these holidays and gift laptops to children. Only a few days left before the deal closes.

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