The D630 was chosen because the laptop case is metal, rather than plastic, and the Latitude is considered the workhorse of laptops. It's very durable, sturdy, and can take a lot of wear & tear. which it will surely receive in the dusty dry and harsh environment of Kenya.
Here's more information on the team at Living with Lions and their work in Kenya:
A very heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported this project with donations.
Next up on tap for the Laptops for Lions project: Getting Born Free a laptop for the Director of their Kenyan office.