Try this on for size: Lewis's First Law of Metrics: You get what you measure -- that's the risk you take.
Restated: "Be very careful what you measure; it will improve, probably to the detriment of everything else."
Facts speak louder than vociferous opinions.
For the Russians to complete Guardian!
Look for non-profit schools in your area and offer these systems for teaching keyboarding and intro to programming. These functions don't require much horse power or graphics and free (as in Beer) software and courseware is readily available.
Ask your local clubs (e.g, Lions, Rotary, Exchange, Optimists) whether they have a need for free office automation.
Wasn't that the goal?
There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly. -- Publius Terentius Afer (Terence)