There is no doubt that in you need a good computer or a laptop to get some basic things done each and every day. We are living in a world when computers and laptops are a necessity – you use them because you need them. Unfortunately, some of these are quite expensive and everybody can’t have them. Luckily, there are ways for you to get a free one, or to get a serious discount. Today, we are going to show you how you can get that done.

The OnIt Foundation

source:heonitfoundation.org

They provide you a clear-cut patch to a laptop, but you need a couple of things to qualify. First, you need to have a child actively enrolled in K-12. Then, you must receive a free lunch. The last thing is that you are from the US and that you attend a public school.
If you don’t meet their requirements, you can get a serious discount when buying a laptop.

Komputers 4 R Kids

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Kids from Southern Cali are in luck because Komputers 4 R Kids is a great program that is building up school computer labs and finding a way to get kids a computer in homes of those who don’t have access to one. You can find out if you qualify when you contact them and they are going to tell you whether or not they have any laptops at their disposal.

Computers With Causes

source:computerswithcauses.org

They donate computers to children, households and returning military that need them badly. The bad thing about this is that they get a lot of requests each and every year, so they need to decide which of the people that requested a free laptop or computer really need one the most.

Smart Riverside Inclusion Program

source:smartriverside.org

If you are from Riverside, CA, earn less than 45 grand a year and take a free computer class in either English or Spanish, all you need to do is to spend 8 hours in that class and you are going to get a free laptop.

Technology for the Future

source:sciencefocus.com

This program is really big on getting the computers in the hands of the students that need them. But, the application process isn’t explained well on their website. Luckily, they have left their phone number and email address, so you can message them or call them for more information.

World Computer Exchange

source:worldcomputerexchange.org

This is a great organization that is helping all the countries that have been hit by a natural disaster. That is the first requirement. The second one is that you have to be under 24 years of age. Each computer comes with a Linux operating system and has a lot of educational content, which is good for all the kids and young men and women.

Freecycle

source:freecycle.org

This website has over 9.000.000 member worldwide. Their main goal is to prevent things from getting thrown out and ending up in trash and sending them to people that need it. They work with laptops, and they also work with bikes.
You need to find your local board and check whether or not they have any laptops available. If they do, you can get things done and have a new lap. If not, you can always make a request post, nice and easy.

eBay

source:ebay.com

Yes, they are not going to give away free laptops and computers, but you can find ones for cheap there. Most of them have already been used, so you need to check out whether or not they are in good shape. If you decide that you like one of those, you can get it for a great price most of the time.