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Nicaragua: a community learning together

Bluefields, Nicaragua was devastated by Hurricane Felix in 2007. The Miskito community is embracing the XO laptops as a meaningful tool for its children's future. Thanks to the Zamora Teran Foundation, every child and teacher in the community is learning together with their XOs.

Nicaragua: a community learning together

The first activity the students learned was the Record activity, to take videos and photos. A report on their work was published in the regional newspaper.

Nicaragua: a community learning together

Students of all ages have been using their laptops at home, and after school. The younger students help one another with their work, and share work with their parents.

Nicaragua: a community learning together

Bluefields is a port city with a broad bay, and the community spends much of its time outside. A sunlight-readable screen is important! And in 2012, every child on the legendary volcanic island of Ometepe received a laptop.