(February 2016, Managua, Nicaragua) The backbone of the educational program “One Laptop per Child” is the thousands of volunteers who contribute to education with their time and effort. Among them, young people from different countries who join this project to contribute to Nicaraguan children are.
Sofana Barreto, Volunteer Program Coordinator, commented that this answers the initiative to create an International Volunteer to strengthen the implementation of the educational program “One Laptop per Child” in Nicaragua.
“Attractive projects for students of software engineering and computer science to support specifically in the design and implementation of projects of the Center for Experimentation and Development of Free Software designed, opened in October 2015, thanks to the collaboration between Fundación Zamora Terán and Fundecyt-PCTEX “Barreto said.
For this purpose, an alliance with the student organization international voluntary AIESEC (International Association of Students in Economics and Commercial Sciences, by its French acronym), which has allowed access to a global platform for young people in this profile began, who have shown interest in the project Nicaragua.
“In this way, is like entering the organization Virginia Osorio, senior Systems Engineering at the University of El Salvador, our first volunteer with this alliance,” he said Barreto.