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Every year in the UK over 3 million fully functioning computers are thrown out and most of them end up in landfill sites, and it is estimated that over 50 million are dumped throughout the world. But even today there are still 40% of UK households that do not have a computer, which means that...
"Two million working Pentium PCs end up in landfill sites in the UK every year."
"Twenty million PCs become obsolete in the U.S. each year...in Africa there are only three computers for every 1000 people."
"By 2004, there will be an estimated 315 million obsolete computers in the United States. Since fewer than 10 percent of the high-tech machines are now recycled, most of them will be destined for landfills or incinerators".
There are fewer than 3 computers per 1,000 people in Africa. UN African Recovery Report
Voxiva is a global provider of practical information solutions to improve healthcare systems. Through its Pyramid Platform, that leverages phones, mobile phones, faxes, radios and the internet, Voxiva intended to facilitate communication, data collection and analysis, and information dissemination....
Association for India's Development, Inc. (AID) is a voluntary non-profit organisation committed to promoting sustainable, equitable and just development in India, by working with grassroots organisations and movements in India. AID supports and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres...
Founded in 1994, Learning and Information Networking for Communities via Technology (LINCT) is a group of non-profit organisations which develop educational and training programmes focusing on information and communication technologies. LINCT cooperated with communities to implement “Learn&Earn”...
IBI is a consulting firm committed to economic and social development through the modernisation of infrastructure, human capacity building, trade and investment in developing countries and American communities. It is a team of international experts who has extensive, on-the-ground experience...
Provides a free service for the redistribution of computers to nonprofits.