Since 2009, Rwandan Government through its One Laptop Per Child program is deploying countrywide the learning laptops to primary aged students, the target is to reach each Rwandan student in grade four of primary school. This distribution is only free to public schools. The deployment is being done following equitable geographical distribution, both rural and urban. At least five primary schools in each district received laptops to each child from grade four to six (P4,P5 & P6). At the end of 2011, more than 141 schools countrywide were benefiting this program, among them 12 private schools mostly located in three districts of Kigali city privately bought laptops through ministry of education. On this Google map, you find the exact location of schools with laptops, each yellow icon represents a school and shows their respective number of laptops.
This deployment follows or quickly being followed by deployment of basic infrastructure like electricity or solar energy, internet connectivity, school server for content and anti-theft protection. For capacity building ,a stream of teacher trainings on how to use these laptops in teaching have been carried out by a special team trained for this purpose.