Fast Company recently reported that “roughly one in five teens reported having difficulty doing their homework because of a lack of access to computers and the internet.” Many families that do have computers have only one, shared by all household members and often needed at the same time to meet the demands of work and school.
There are a number of ways to get laptops into the hands of students in need. As they risk falling behind in their academics, access to a computer is a necessity.
- Focus laptop donation models to address student needs, as Globetops has done
- Pivot corporate computer replacement programs to distribute used computers through school systems