Infoxchange Australia has developed a Digital Divide Strategy aimed at addressing the growing inequality of access to the new information technologies among low-income and disadvantaged groups. Consistent with this we were successful in obtaining short-term funding from the Victorian Governments Community Jobs Program to establish a social enterprise called the GreenPC.
Green Peripherals and Components, otherwise known as GreenPC, has now developed as a successful social enterprise initiative of Infoxchange Australia that operates to service low income people on a national basis.
GreenPC computers are recycled personal computers that are refurbished and repackaged into usable Internet ready computers and then made available to low-income communities, individuals and community organisations. The only qualification for an individual or family to have access to a Green PC computer is that they be holders of current Health Care Cards or are able to verify their low income status in some other way.
The objectives of GreenPC is to upgrade and Internet-enable outdated computers.
If you have computers available that you would like to donate to this initiative and help reduce technology waste and give an opportunity to someone on a low income please email us and leave your name and phone number and one of our service staff will contact you