Craig Barrett, CEO of Intel, promised during his recent visit to China to donate 6000 computers to farmers in China.
Barrett said that the company would provide 2000 Haier brand computers to farmers in five Chinese provinces in 2007. Of those, 300 computers would be given to farmers in Henan province and the remaining 1700 to rural residents in Guangdong, Sichuan, Shandong and Heilongjaing.
Barrett arrived in Zhengzhou, Henan on September 6 to start his annual visit to China. He also attended the ground-breaking ceremony of the company's new plant in Dalian.