For under $1 million, every high school student in Punjab can have access to a computer.
- Number of high schools = 5600 (source)
- Price per computer = 16500 PKR (source)
- Total = 92,400,000 PKR = 976,206 USD
Imagine a whole generation growing up on Khan academy lectures and the Gutenberg library. Imagine these kids using Wikipedia to get both sides of an argument and playing around with Wolfram|Alpha. Imagine them falling in love with physics by appreciating the mysteries of light and getting high on chemistry by designing molecules. Imagine them learning how to pronounce the word “measure’ properly and hearing Faiz reciting poetry as it was meant to be recited.
Imagine them educated and not just literate.