Yearly Archives: 2012

  • Stirling-High-School-we_615

    First partner school in Scotland!

    Posted on December 4, 2012 by Simon in Scottish Schools.

    The last time the Malaptop team worked together was when we were at Stirling High School, working on a Young Enterprise Scotland company called ‘Image’ that sold Fairtrade hampers at local trade fairs.  We have hopefully learned a bit since then and the seeds of social enterprise were sown early. As you might know, we are looking […]

    Post Tagged with
    No Comments.
    Continue Reading...
  • The Laptops in use!

    Posted on October 13, 2012 by Clare in Trial run.

      We are very happy to be receiving such positive feedback from St Type are and from cialis daily use on lustrous ones with ed pills complexion a sponge great. Pauls The Apostles Seminary School that the laptops have been received well and are being put to use. The cooperation with our partner school is […]

    Post Tagged with
    No Comments.
    Continue Reading...
  • malaptopbox

    First batch arrives!

    Posted on April 9, 2012 by Simon in Trial run.

      So after months of fundraising, chasing couriers and playing with bubble wrap, the laptops have now arrived at St Paul the Apostle Secondary School in Malawi!! We would like to thank everybody who has donated their time, money and old laptops to ensuring that this was a success. We received this email from Fr […]

    Post Tagged with
    No Comments.
    Continue Reading...
  • What can 10% of students do?

    Posted on February 17, 2012 by Simon in Uncategorized.

    Here is an interesting thing. If just 10% of Scottish students who replaced their laptops this year were to donate their old one, we would have enough to provide each of the 77 state secondary schools in Malawi with a 20 unit computer classroom. Wouldn’t that be an amazing achievement? And we reckon that with […]

    No Comments.
    Continue Reading...
  • Finally got the syllabus!

    Posted on February 1, 2012 by Simon in Trial run.

    This week we have two bits of good news, the laptop configuration has been decided and we have finally managed to get our hands on a copy of the MSCE syllabus for Computing Studies! We are using the Lubuntu distribution of Linux. Lubuntu has all the benefits of being an offshoot of Ubuntu, so the […]

    No Comments.
    Continue Reading...
  • Update

    Posted on January 26, 2012 by Simon in Trial run.

    Things are starting to move forward which is great! We have already been donated 10 laptops, through word of mouth and a quick appeal in St Margaret’s of Scotland RC church in Scotland. A big thank you to everybody who has donated! Unfortunately, not all of the laptops have been recoverable and there are currently […]

    Post Tagged with , ,
    No Comments.
    Continue Reading...