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Quotes

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."

Arthur C. Clarke

Facts

Less than 10% of discarded computers are currently recycled.

Computer TakeBack

Gifts

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Allow Communication

Training for a senior

Per Scholas

$100 Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry Add this gift item to your shopping cart
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Prevent Isolation

Support for 2 seniors

Per Scholas

$75 Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry Add this gift item to your shopping cart
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Generate Success

Computer training

Per Scholas

$50 Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry Add this gift item to your shopping cart
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Create Promise

Software for the home

Per Scholas

$10 Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry Add this gift item to your shopping cart
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Help Vets Connect

One day of blogging

Veterans for America

$43 Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry Add this gift item to your shopping cart
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Give An Opportunity

Day of tech training

Democracy in IT

$6 Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry Add this gift item to your shopping cart
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Provide Possibility

Computer for a senior

Per Scholas

$145 Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry Add this gift item to your shopping cart
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Re-Equip Schools

Computer in Sri Lanka

iEARN USA

$100 Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry Add this gift item to your shopping cart

Our Advisors

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Director

Grameen Technology Center

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President and CEO

Benetech Initiative

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Director - Reuters Digital Vision Fellowship Program

Stanford University

Cause Overview


Less than 10% of discarded computers are currently recycled.
Computer TakeBack, 2005

80 percent of the world has mobile phone coverage, but only 25 percent of people are taking advantage of it.
BBC News, 2005

57% of Americans over the age of 25 use a computer at work.
Digital Divide Council

20 million personal computers are retired each year; most are disassembled, melted down, or buried in a landfill.
Computer for Africa, 2005

Africa has just three computers for every 1000 people.
Computers for Africa

4 in 1,000 people in Asia have a personal computer.
Bridge the Digital Divide, 2004

The entire continent of Africa has 14 million phone lines, fewer than those in Manhattan.
Bridges.org, 2004

1 in 2 Americans in online; 1 in 250 Africans has internet access.
Bridges.org, 2004

The United States and Canada have more internet users than Asia, Africa, and Latin America combined.
Bridges.org, 2004

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