IN PICTURES: Kagame Visits Top Technology Institute In United States

viagra buy geneva;”>The President who is on a working visit to the US to attend several functions including Rwanda Day and UN General Assembly, stuff was given a tour of the MIT Media Lab, where designers, engineers, artists and scientists are conducting more than 350 projects, ranging from neuroengineering, to early education, to developing the city car of the future.

Kagame meets Rwanda students at MIT

Rodrigo Arboleda, Chairman and CEO of One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), hosted President Kagame during his visit.

Rwanda is heavily involved with OLPC, a project that was born in the Media Lab, and has committed to deploying 100,000 laptops across the Rwanda.

MIT official briefs Kagame on new technology developments at the Institute


OLPC has created a major learning center in Rwanda which aims to meet the educational and learning needs of students in Rwanda and other countries in Africa.

The tour also included a visit to the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten Group, lead by Mitch Resnick, which is developing new technologies that engage people (especially children and teens) in creative learning experiences.

Kagame is received at MIT

President Kagame also met several Rwandan students that currently attend MIT.

Rwanda president meets scientists at MIT

The president held discussions with MIT leadership on Friday

Kagame at the MIT media lab in Boston

LISTENER: Kagame gets a lecture on how MIT operates

Kagame and some Rwanda students at MIT

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