About Us

The Turing Trust was set up in 2009 by Alan Turing’s closest family in honour of his remarkable legacy. Today we’re keeping Alan’s legacy alive by providing quality technology and IT training to schools in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Alan Turing

The Turing Trust is proud to be able to commemorate Alan Turing’s remarkable contribution to the early years of computing by making computers available to less privileged communities in Africa and by enabling volunteers in the UK to sharpen their own IT skills in preparing computers for use in African schools.


Please support us by donating your under-used technology. We can help change lives by reusing equipment like; computers, laptops, tablets, projectors, phones and much more ........

‘We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.’ - Alan Turing


Keep up to date with us

Maintenance and Safety Workshops in Ghana

We've been delivering IT Maintenance workshops so that students and teachers can get the most out of their IT labs

Our first site visits this academic year took us to Prabon JHS and Primary School, Akwaduo JHS and Primary School and Tetrefu

Catching up with new students in Ghana

Our Ghana Country Director Eddie has been meeting new students this term

As we begin the 2017/18 school academic in year in Ghana this September, there have been new admissions at the various school

Turing Trust and Avallain Foundation

Avallain Foundation is a non-profit organisation based in New York City which goal it is to unlock education for those who need it most.

Following our recent partnership with Covestro we’ve been fortunate enough to receive a donation of a-ACADEMY Primary School to teach English and Science 

We’ve Been Shortlisted!

“It's wonderful to see James take inspiration from the legacy of his great uncle, Alan Turing, into his professional life, donating computer equipment to disadvantaged people in Africa and closest to home in Edinburgh.”

We have been shortlisted for the 2017 Royal Bank of Scotland Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Entrepreneur for Good of the

Fostering Education in Partnership with Covestro

“Through donations like this we hope to empower and provide opportunities for people all around the world, by supporting education initiatives - particularly within the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.”

We are delighted to announce that our latest shipment of IT equipment has arrived in Malawi: Our new partner Covestro donated 500

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