I have been taking PCs to Nicaragua and Honduras loaded with a typing tutor and MS Office (Spanish). Even simple computer skills give people an advantage in those countries. One person I worked with landed a job at a local cyber-cafe in Managua another is a member of an indigenous people group (Rama) who finished his master's degree with an emphasis on Eco-Tourism and Biology. My Rama friend uses his computer for networking (he is the first of the Rama to have a computer and internet access), research, and running his new farming business. I also taught a three day workshop on systems development using Oracle Application Express at a local university in Bluefields, Nicaragua (URACCAN). Many people are hungry to learn tech skills but don't have access to a computer. With some notebook computers selling for around $300 now I have started to buy new machines here and there to give to my friends. Each person I give a machine to also teaches others in their community.
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