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Sugar Labs Company Profile

Sugar Labs, a volunteer-driven, nonprofit organization, is a member project of the Software Freedom Conservancy (http://conservancy.softwarefreedom.org). Originally part of the One Laptop Per Child project (http://www.laptop.org), Sugar Labs coordinates volunteers around the world passionate about providing educational opportunities to children through the Sugar Learning Platform. Sugar Labs is supported by donations and is seeking funding to accelerate development. For more information, please visit http://www.sugarlabs.org.

News from Sugar Labs:

Sugar Labs(R) Educational Nonprofit Celebrates Two Google Code-In Grand Prize Winners

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sugar Labs(R), educational nonprofit provider of free and open-source learning software for children, is proud to recognize Google Code-In Contest [1,2] grand-prize winners Ignacio Rodriguez and Jorge Alberto Gomez Lopez, who participated br…

Hundreds of Children Programmers Gather for First International TurtleArt Day

CAACUPE, Paraguay, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Sugar Labs(R), educational nonprofit provider of free and open-source learning software for children, is proud to celebrate TurtleArt Day in Caacupe, Paraguay, with 275 students, their parents, and 77 teachers. They were joined by educa…

Sugar Labs(R), Educational Nonprofit Provider of Learning Software for Children, Celebrates Digital Learning Day with Two Google Code-In Grand Prize Winners

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Sugar Labs(R), educational nonprofit provider of free and open-source learning software for children, is proud to celebrate Digital Learning Day February 6th with Google Code-In grand prize winners Agustin Zubiaga Sanchez and Aneesh Dogra, wh…

Nonprofit Sugar Labs Sponsoring Team Chipotle to Raise Awareness of Educational Mission

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, April 15, 2011 — Sugar Labs®, software provider to the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, will sponsor Team Chipotle, the Continental cycling team owned and operated by Slipstream Sports LLC, in a groundbreaking arrangement which will raise funds to support the nonprof…

Sugar Learning Platform and GNOME Desktop Now Shipping on the One Laptop per Child XO-1.5; Will Run on New XO-HS

ASUNCION, Paraguay, June 14, 2010 — Sugar Labs, the GNOME Free Desktop Project, and One Laptop per Child (OLPC) have announced an update to the software offered on the OLPC XO-1.5. The 1.5 million children already using Sugar on the original XO-1 can also benefit from the update, since Paraguay Edu…

Sugar Labs Announces New Version of Sugar on a Stick, Educational Software for Children

BERLIN, June 10, 2010 — LinuxTag — Sugar Labs(R), nonprofit provider of the Sugar Learning Platform to over one and a half million children worldwide, has released Mirabelle, the third version of Sugar on a Stick, a collaborative learning environment that can be loaded onto any ordinary US…

United Nations Relief and Works Agency Chooses One Laptop per Child Laptops with Sugar for Major Education Project in Mideast

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 29, 2010 — The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA, http://www.unrwa.org) has announced an ambitious three-year program to provide a laptop loaded with the award-winning Sugar Learning Platform to one-half million Pal…

Sugar Labs Nonprofit Announces v2 of Sugar on a Stick with Improved E-Book Readers, Recycles Any USB Stick Into Learning Environment for Children; Partners with Nexcopy, Inc.

PARIS, Dec. 8, 2009 — Netbook World Summit — Sugar Labs(R), the volunteer-driven nonprofit provider of the Sugar Learning Platform for over one-million children around the world, announces the release of Sugar on a Stick v2 Blueberry. Available for download at http://www.sugarlabs.or…

Sugar Labs and Free Software Foundation Celebrate Software Freedom Day, Announce Joint Efforts to Promote the Sugar Learning Platform for Children Worldwide

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 18, 2009 — Sugar Labs ®, nonprofit provider of the Sugar Learning Platform for children, and the Free Software Foundation (FSF), which promotes computer users’ right to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer programs, have announced joint efforts…

Sugar Labs Announces Immediate Availability of Sugar on a Stick; Learning Platform Runs on Any PC or Netbook in the Classroom

BERLIN, June 24, 2009 — LinuxTag — Sugar Labs(TM), nonprofit provider of the Sugar Learning Platform to over one-million children worldwide, announces the immediate availability of Sugar on a Stick v1 Strawberry. Available free for download at http://www.sugarlabs.org, Sugar on a Sti…

Sugar Labs Announces Beta-1 of Sugar on a Stick, LiveUSB Version of Sugar Learning Platform for Children

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 22, 2009 — Sugar Labs(TM) announces the availability for testing of Sugar on a Stick Beta-1. This version of the free open-source Sugar Learning Platform, available at http://www.sugarlabs.org for loading on any 1 Gb or greater USB stick, is designed to facilitate explo…

Sugar Labs Nonprofit Announces New Version of Sugar Learning Platform for Children, Runs on Netbooks and PCs

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 16, 2009 — Sugar Labs(TM) announces the availability of version 0.84 of the Sugar Learning Platform for the One Laptop Per Child XO-1, classroom PCs, and netbook computers. Designed from the ground up for children, the Sugar computer environment is used by almost 1 millio…