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This article is to present organizational, financial and other information about OLPC Korea. As OLPC is non-profit project, also is OLPC Korea. So its size and the number of employees are quite small and few, maybe 1/10 of NGOs pursuing similar educational projects in Korea such as Korean Associations for Science Education etc.

The rules governing the activities of OLPC Korea is described in the Constitution of OLPC Korea.

Headquarter

It's located in Yeraedong, Seoguipo, Jejudo, using about 100 square meters' office space and a grand ocean and forest around it. At the date of 10 July, 2007. There is no full time employee, but 3 volunteers led by Do Young-Min user:php5.

Because the office used by XO Korea is owned by the Jejudo local government, there is no rental (lent) payment at all, and other operational expenses also are quite little.

I expect there will be 8~15 people working in this office as full-time employment, if budget allows: the salary level of those employees will be similar to that of governmental employees of similar ages.

Of course, all the major projects are established or confirmed at this office; all regional affairs are coordinated by it also.

Another important aspect is the fact that the role of OLPC Korea is just to coordinate, relay, moderate, and/or monitor the activities of all XO users, not to control, direct, instruct, and/or require them to do something.

See 16 Jeju Team for details.

XO Deployment

Educational Deployment Team

1~2 people. His/her role is to receive orders from schools and provide services related to delivering XO machines. He/she should manage the deployment of XO or Larger XO by more than 30,000 schools and other educational facilities. See XO Korea/educational deployment for detail.

Business Deployment Team

1~2 people. His/her role is to receive orders from business entities and provide services related to delivering XO machines to them. He/she should manage the deployment of Larger XO by more than 150,000 business entities. See XO Korea/business deployment and XO Korea/local business deployment for detail.

Governmental Deployment Team

1~2 people. His/her role is to receive orders from governmental entities and provide services related to delivering XO machines to them. He/she should manage the deployment of Larger XO by more than 150,000 business entities. See XO Korea/governmental deployment for detail.

Content Development

Educational Content Team

1~2 people. His/her role is to set plans for educational content development. See XO Korea/educational content for detail.

Business Content Team

1~2 people. His/her role is to set plans for business content development. See XO Korea/business content for detail.

Governmental Content Team

1~2 people. His/her role is to set plans for governmental content development. See XO Korea/central government and XO Korea/local government for detail.

Mesh Network

Mesh Phone

3~4 people. Their role is to monitor the development of XO Korea/mesh phone, to product them, to receive orders, to deliver products, and to provide related services. See Korean_Mesh_Network for detail.

National Mesh Network

3~4 people. Their role is to establish and manage national mesh network established by millions of XO machines and XO Servers in Korea.

Regional offices

There will be 15 regional offices providing XO related services in each region. Each regional office shall be resided on public building not requiring rental fees, and have 2~3 people to provide XO related services in each region; 1,000,000 ~ 15,000,000 residents.

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