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Arahuay is a village in Canta Province, Lima Region, Peru, South America. It is the seat of Arahuay District. Its geographical coordinates are 11° 37' 20" South, 76° 40' 10" West.[1] "Arahuay is located 22 kilometres away from Santa Rosa de Quives, at over 2300 metres above sea level, and pierced over a small valley. The small town is surrounded by pre-Inca archaeological remains and a cluster of blue lagoons."[2]

One Laptop Per Child[edit]

Arahuay is the town where the first Peru OLPC pilot was implemented in 2007. "Since May 2007 Peru has been evaluating the XO laptop with 60 school children in Arahuay, a remote agricultural village in the Andes mountains."[3]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Maplandia
  2. ^ Enjoy Peru Archived 2007-10-12 at the Wayback Machine article SURROUNDINGS OF LIMA CANTA
  3. ^ businesswire article Peru Signs Agreement to Purchase 40,000 XO Laptops with Option to Order Additional 210,000 Units published December 05, 2007

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Coordinates: 11°37′20″S 76°40′10″W / 11.62222°S 76.66944°W / -11.62222; -76.66944