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PCs for Life Program

PCs for Life Program


In the spirit of the WITFOR 2009, the National Organizing Committee is setting up a fund of PCs to provide people in rural areas, especially the children, with facilities to enhance their studying as well as awareness, thus partially contribute to achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals and implementation the World Summit on the Information Society's (WSIS) Plan of Action.

Not only does focus on providing PCs for people, this program also takes care of supplying other facilities (network equipment & set up) and education measures/curriculum to help upgrade children’s knowledge in a convenient & efficient way as well. Children in remote areas involved in the program may study at home without going to far-away schools. By this way, the significance of sustainable development can be fulfilled.

 “PCs for Life”  is run on non-profit basis and PC donating mechanism will be done through the following process:

Step 1: Organizing Committee contacts and negotiates with the sponsors

Step 2: Organizing Committee and Sponsors decide where & when to donate PCs

Step 3: All donated PCs will be delivered to local administrative agencies or local social agencies. All PCs will be fully educational software equipped and Internet connected.

By and large, this program is hoped to be socialized and become an annual activity in Vietnam. Up to now, PCs for Life has been carried out successfully in some areas, namely in the following table:







Nov, 08

Hanoi Children Palace

50 PCs  

Mai Linh Ltd. Company


Jan, 09

Hanoi Youth Union

10 PCs & 10 Scholarships  

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.


Apr, 09

Yen Bai Province

25 PCs for Ethnics Boarding High School in Muong Lai Commune, Luc Yen Suburban district, 15 PCs for Van Hoi High School, Tran Yen, Yen Bai Province

Anonymous enterprises.


Apr, 09

Son La Province

16 PCs for Chieng Xinh High School, Chieng Xinh Suburban district; 24 PCs for 08 communes in Son La Province

Anonymous enterprises.


May, 09

Tuyen Quang Province

40 PCs for schools and People’s Committee of the province

Anonymous enterprises.


Jun – Aug, 09

Ha Giang & some Vietnam’s northern-border provinces






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