ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF WORLD PEACE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION
A CALIFORNIA PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION
ONE: The name of this corporation is World Peace Through Technology
TWO: This corporation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is
not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under
the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes. The
specific purposes for which this corporation is organized are:
1. To inspire world peace through the benevolent uses of technology.
2. To facilitate the evolution of community development between global
3. To bring technology to the people of the world as part of a
4. To prepare an educational mobile gallery called Peace Tour.
5. To exhibit multimedia showcases in this mobile gallery regarding
6. To bring this mobile gallery to people, at various national and
international locations, who could benefit from benevolent technologies.
7. To provide educational events, including demonstrations about the use
of computers and the Internet at these locations by providing:
a. Lectures, seminars, and training by instructors to enlighten the
public about the benefits of using communication technologies, and
environmentally friendly technologies (such as the Internet, and
b. Interpreters for instructors
c. Computer rebuilds for underdeveloped countries
d. Cultural events
THREE: The name and address in the State of California of this
corporation's initial agent for service of process is Michael O'Rourke,
150 Folsom Street,
San Francisco, CA 94105.
FOUR: (a) This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for
educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of these Articles, the
corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be
carried on (1) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under
Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or (2) by a corporation
contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the
Internal Revenue Code.
(c) No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall
consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence
legislation, and the corporation shall not participate or intervene in
any political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of
statements) on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public
FIVE: The names and addresses of the persons appointed to act as the
initial Directors of this corporation are:
SIX: The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to
educational purposes meeting the requirements of Section 214 of the
California Revenue and Taxation Code and no part of the net income or
assets of the organization shall ever inure to the benefit of any
director, officer or member thereof or to the benefit of any private
On the dissolution or winding up of the corporation, its assets remaining
after payment of, or provision for payment of, all debts and liabilities
of this corporation, shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund,
foundation, or corporation which is organized exclusively for educational
purposes meeting the requirements of Section 214 of the California
Revenue and Taxation Code and which has established its tax-exempt status
under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
December 10, 1999