Good examples where Free Software was used in development countries

Carmen Bianca Bakker carmenbianca at
Fri Sep 29 21:16:24 UTC 2017

On ven, 2017-09-29 at 18:18 +0200, Bjoern Schiessle wrote:
> Do you have any other examples where Free Software was used in
> education or economy to grow a region/country?

In education primarily: The Raspberry Pi is widely used to teach
students (young and old) how to program.  It's a tiny, cheap ARM board
that runs GNU/Linux.  There is also the "Pibook" (I think) project that
provides cheap laptops that the recipient can assemble themselves.


Carmen Bianca Bakker
Technical Intern
Free Software Foundation Europe e.V.
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