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Offer: Some links to help you find ways to apply for a donated laptop

ila's picture

United Statesila

I know that so many women on PulseWire are looking for ways to get the technology tools they need to stay connected! I did some research looking for organizations that actually have an application process for individuals to apply for donated laptops.

Please note -- I am not affiliated with any of these organizations nor can I claim what kind of rules or fees they might have, I am just hoping that women on Pulsewire can start with some ideas, let the rest of us know what worked for them or what didn't. Here are some links I found:

http://www.interconnection.org/get_recipients.html
http://www.computeraid.org/applicationform2.htm
http://globalcrisis.info/computerrecycle.html
http://www.ankur-international.org/contact.htm

If anyone successfully receives a donated laptop for your individual or organizational use, please share about it with the community!

Thanks and good luck!

Comments

gichelle's picture

Thank you!

These are very useful information that I can inform to the grassroots organizations here in the Philippines :) Thank you very much!

warm smiles,
gichelle

ila's picture

Gichelle, good luck to you!

Gichelle, I would love to know if you have some success using any of those links! Be sure to share with the rest of us on PulseWire if you gain some wisdom from your search! Thank you!

Mbainaissem's picture

Help chadian women in ICT using

The solution to help chadian women struggling against discriminations in ICT using is to create a free using public library. Women will be trained freely. I need your advices to realize this project. You can help by giving donors contact for this great project. The project was exposed in AWID forum at Cape Town on 15 november 2008 in Cape Town tanks to FTX. your proposal are well come.
Tanks
Theodore Mbainaissem

ila's picture

Theodore, would this information help you?

http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/exchange/post/502

Ila Asplund
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cad_communication's picture

Thanks

I found the links that you posted useful. You raised an important aspect - access to the Internet by developing countries. I posted an article "ICT and the Information gap" and access to computer is definately one of the major challenges. I have shared with others the links that you have posted.

Well done and keep it up.
Gertrude Pswarayi

Annie Ruiz's picture

thanks Ila!

I contacted a place and submitted. Hope to hear from them soon! we have started a Library Project and we only have one computer desk top and one laptop. I´ll let you know more!

Friendly smiles,
Annie Ruiz

The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades!!

maombi's picture

merci beaucoup pour

merci beaucoup pour l'information,je le dirai à mes amies de RDC/BUKAVU

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