Equatorial Guinea

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Equatorial Guinea

 Country Information
 ISO Country Code BE
 Wikipedia Article Guinea Wikipedia Link
 Government Support Low and not OLPC Priority
 Deployment Demonstration (under 50 machines)
 Keyboard Layout pls adapt and complete for this country
 Written Equatoguinean Spanish, French and Portuguese, Bantu
 Spoken Equatoguinean Spanish, French and Portuguese, Bantu
 Secondary Written Equatoguinean Spanish, French and Portuguese, Bantu
 Secondary Spoken French (Fr)

... and thanks for visiting the "OLPC" related Wiki-Pages, for the One Laptop Per Child Universal Primary Education project regarding Equatorial Guinea. I haven't had time nor funds to translate this page to the official languages. "The official languages are Spanish (specifically, Equatoguinean Spanish), French and Portuguese. However, the government's official homepage states that: "Spanish is the official administrative language and that of education. French is the second official language and nearly all the ethnic groups speak the languages referred to as Bantu." This website is a collaborative website in which you can create a login and then edit and add the pages. This tool is made available by the One Laptop Per Child not for profit. This is an "Open Community" project, similar to the Wikipedia, wikibooks and Open Source Community projects, like Linux, OpenOffice, etc. and it is working along Agenda 21 and Millennium Development Goal nr.2: Bringing Universal Primary Education. To edit text on this page or add pages, log in and and "edit page / save page" button will appear.


The aim of this educational project, is on one hand to bring Universal Primary Education by 2015 as - anno year 2000 initiated - United Nations Millennium Development Goal nr.2. On the other hand, OLPC's mission is to manage the open hard and software project, to bring forward the best possible laptop combination for education: the XO-XServer combination. For this and above approach, - and also a lot of lobbying by the right persons on the right places and time - the United Nations is a Partner in this Open Community project! It is the largest educational project undertaken by Humanity ever, and deemed by many as one of the most inspiring projects out there. Things are moving very fast indeed: 2008 saw the first 3 countries with full coverage, i.e. with all kids age 5 to 12 equipped with these smallest schools in a box-laptops and Australia is now following at fast pace too, over 86.000 eBooks available, all education disciplines covered, etc. etc..


Equatorial Guinea is a very multi-cultural society with a very diverse diaspora. We hope that this diaspora will work their way to these pages and that society in Equatorial Guinea will benefit from these citizens with one leg in Equatorial Guinea and another still in their countries of origin to develop leadership for OLPC, Agenda 21, the MDG's and accelerate bringing the level that our planet can be a nice place for all humans to new and inspiring heights for generations to come.

Please feel free to create sub-categories or list or start collaborating, teaming up and expanding our and your projects, existing and new ones in one of these sub-categories:

  2. OLPC Europe
  3. OLPC Equatorial Guinea
  4. FAQ OLPC-Equatorial Guinea
  5. Who's Who OLPC-Equatorial Guinea
  6. OLPC-Equatorial Guinea Meetings
  7. OLPC-Equatorial Guinea Discussions
  8. OLPC-Openings in Equatorial Guinea
  9. OLPC Competing projects in Equatorial Guinea
  10. What every government should ask itself when considering an ebook deployment