MIAMI, November 5th, 2012 — In an ongoing effort to supplement the XO Laptop with
applications and content from leading international providers, One Laptop Per Child
(OLPC), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide every child in the world
access to new channels of learning, sharing and self-expression, confirmed today that is
expanding its relationship with digital book providers.
Cloud 9 World has entered into an agreement with OLPC to make its books available
for free on the XO. The Cloud 9 World books focus on helping children to develop
the proper values in a modern world. Cloud 9 World books focus on universal values
including courage, compassion, respect, acceptance, honesty, patience, responsibility
“OLPC is pleased to partner with Cloud 9 World to expand the third party educational
content on the XO laptops,” said Rodrigo Arboleda Halaby, Chairman and CEO of
OLPC. “Cloud 9 World’s innovation in content, combined with OLPC’s innovation in child
computing technology, provides a truly unique package for the world’s children”.
Maria Candelaria Smith, co-founder of Cloud 9 World, stated “At Cloud 9 World we are
so happy about our partnership with OLPC. Knowing that many children around the
world will enjoy and learn about virtues and values through Cloud 9 World books brings
us an immense sense of joy.”
About Cloud 9 World
Cloud 9 World is a company dedicated to the promotion of universal values and morals that govern a civil and just society. These values are used to guide our interactions with others, with our friends and family, and in our business and professional behavior. Cloud 9 World books speak of values through engaging stories that strive to instill in each child a sense of humanism, a deep concern for the well being of others and for his/her nation. Cloud 9 World Books hopes that in spreading the message of these values, we can
create a society where people are kind, compassionate and respectful to each other.
Maria Candelaria Smith