One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)
This not-for-profit organisation provides rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptops to the world’s poorest children. These $100 laptops provide educational opportunities, connecting children to each other and a brighter future.
Read success stories from this initiative around the world:
Another example of culturally responsive innovation is the $2000 Nano. It represents the viable option for the burgeoning Indian and Chinese auto markets. The carbon footprint of its manufacture and running is significantly limited by its no frills design.As the Financial Times introduced "If ever there were a symbol of India’s ambitions to become a modern nation, it would surely be the Nano, the tiny car with the even tinier price-tag. A triumph of homegrown engineering, the Nano encapsulates the dream of millions of Indians groping for a shot at urban prosperity."