George Hunt talking about the XO at Brac University, Dhaka
George explaining the potential of the XO to Brac University students and professors.
George at home in Sitakundo despite the SLOW internet connection
Wahidi, his brother Kasim and George on the site of the primary school Wahidi is building near his village home. He will move the primary school he now supports to this new building. Late January.
Construction site of the new primary school, late January
This is a typical setup in a family home. The phone is actually a cellphone connection for the computer, which is a standard desktop. Internet connection is 50,000 kilobaud, which is very annoyingly slow but stil it's internet access. So manhy middle-class families are on the 'net, and would be good customers for faster access.
Demonstrating the XO to Shilbi, a local telecom representative, and Kasim Wahidi, brother of my friend and president of the town Sitakundo.
Primary school students showing off their exercise routine
Primary school, possible candidate for OLPC rollout. Our friend Wahidi (grey suit) sponsors this school and is building a better building to house it.
Bappy, from the organization ANKUR ICT Development that has translated much of the OLPC desktop and activities into Bangla. They are committed to open source for Bangladesh.
ANKUR's detailed plan for making open source freely available in Dhaka, and eventually all of Bangladesh