The Uganda Government has approved the proposal to provide solar powered computers to children in rural schools.
The government has approved the production of the solar-powered computers for use in rural schools. This would be first kind of project in Uganda to provide computer skills to children in rural schools. The computer is powered by a small battery. Inveneo, a US firm based in San Francisco,, will produce the computer. The cost of solar powered computer is about $250. It has Internet reception capability and is compatible with both wireless and intranet.