Laptop Project Enlivens Peruvian Hamlet

December 24th, 2007 By FRANK BAJAK, AP Technology Writer in Technology / Consumer & Gadgets
Laptop Project Enlivens Peruvian Hamlet (AP)
Raul, 9, uses his laptop in Arahuay, an Andean hilltop village in Peru, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2007. Doubts about whether poor, rural children really can benefit from quirky little computers evaporate as quickly as the morning dew in this village where 50 primary school children got machines from the One Laptop Per Child project six months ago. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)


Raul, 9, uses his laptop in Arahuay, an Andean hilltop village in Peru, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2007. Doubts about whether poor, rural children really can benefit from quirky little computers evaporate as quickly as the morning dew in this village where 50 primary school children got machines from the One Laptop Per Child project six months ago. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

(AP) -- Doubts about whether poor, rural children really can benefit from quirky little computers evaporate as quickly as the morning dew in this hilltop Andean village, where 50 primary school children got machines from the One Laptop Per Child project six months ago.



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