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The deployment school is located in the Al Muthanna Governorate in Al Najmi (postal code: 66005).

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Media from Iraq

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News stories

Iraq’s Schoolchildren Get Computers with U.S. Help

PRT to offer 200 laptops to local kids in Muthanna

By Barry Greenberg, State Department Special Correspondent

December 17, 2007

http://iraq.usembassy.gov/pr_12172007.html


School Laptop Project comes to Fruition in Iraq

(Regional officials take ownership of project)

By Nigel Atkin, State Department Special Correspondent

April 11, 2008

http://iraq.usembassy.gov/prt_news_04112008.html


Iraqi Children Jumping Onto Global Net Thanks to PRT

(One Laptop Per Child program a hit in Muthanna)

By Aaron Snipe, State Department Special Correspondent

October 13, 2008

http://iraq.usembassy.gov/prt_news2_10132008.html

Arabic XO Manuals

The XO Getting Started Guide has been translated into Arabic as in available in pdf format (please see link below)

This was made possible by the Muthanna Department of Education, Al Yakthah Institute, Provincial Reconstruction Team Muthanna, and the US Department of State

OLPC XO Laptop Getting Started Manual; English-Arabic Version

Media:ArabicXOManual.pdf

External links


Primary Language Arabic
Number of Laptops 1150
Keyboard Layout OLPC Arabic Keyboard
Build
Date(s) Arrived in Country
School Server none
Deployment Status slowly adding classes every few months.



Primary Language Arabic
Number of Laptops 8000
Keyboard Layout OLPC Arabic Keyboard
Build
Date(s) Arrived in Country
School Server none
Deployment Status Distributed to computer labs around the country. Half of them deployed to date, half stuck in transit.
Facts about OLPC IraqRDF feed
Deployment status slowly adding classes every few months., and Distributed to computer labs around the country. Half of them deployed to date, half stuck in transit.
Keyboard OLPC Arabic Keyboard  +
Language spoken Arabic  +
Number of manufactured laptops 1,150  +, and 8,000  +
School server status none  +
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