Uruguay has joined the small number of nations providing a laptop for every child attending state primary school.
President Tabaré Vázquez presented the final XO model laptops to pupils at a school in Montevideo on 13 October.
Over the last two years 362,000 pupils and 18,000 teachers have been involved in the scheme.
The "Plan Ceibal" (Education Connect) project has allowed many families access to the world of computers and the internet for the first time.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
This is a wonderful endorsement of a wonderful programme. This from the BBC: