4.2.3 Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are also supporting various LCCD programs. The Internet Society, for example, has provided funding to evaluate the LCCD project in the Solomon Islands. 143 In one of the world’s largest non-governmental LCCD programs, the Volnoe Delo Educational Foundation is providing funding for implementing LCCDs in Russian schools. 144 In Uganda, the Maendeleo Foundation operates a Mobile Solar Computer Classroom. A jeep takes Classmate PCs to schools in different villages; the LCCDs are recharged using solar panels mounted on the roof of the jeep. 145 Worldreader, an NGO focused on expanding access to books in the developing world, has implemented several projects in sub-Saharan Africa.

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