Our 40ft container has arrived in Malawi


We are delighted to share the news that our 40ft container, with over 1300 computers, has arrived safely in Malawi. The container left our premises in Edinburgh at the end of February, taking 12 weeks to arrive at its destination. The baton now passes to our amazing partners in Malawi, Centre for Youth and Development. … Continue reading Our 40ft container has arrived in Malawi

Scottish Government Grant to support digital skills for girls in Malawi


We’re delighted to have had our project chosen for the latest round of the The Scottish Government Small Grants Programme! This will enable us to make a huge impact in Malawi, supporting thousands of girls to learn ICT! You can find out more here. This ICT project aims to provide digital skills to 9,000 Malawian girls, marginalised … Continue reading Scottish Government Grant to support digital skills for girls in Malawi

Recognition by the Scottish Parliament


The Turing Trust and Rotary Club of Currie Balerno were delighted to be recognised for our work in reusing PCs in schools in sub-Saharan Africa. Gordon MacDonald MSP tabled a motion celebrating our work, that has been supported by the Scottish Government International Development Small Grants Programme.  The motion received cross party support reflecting the … Continue reading Recognition by the Scottish Parliament

The Turing Trust Christmas Challenge 2018


The Turing Trust is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise funds to support our project “Digital Skills for Malawian Students“. Any donations made between midday on Tuesday 27th November and Tuesday 4th December 2018 will be match funded – so your donation will be doubled. In Malawi only 3% of schools … Continue reading The Turing Trust Christmas Challenge 2018

Kolibri Hardware Grant winners


We’ve won a Learning Equality Kolibri Hardware grant! Our team are looking forward to getting started with the project and seeing the positive impact it’ll have on our schools. What does this mean for the Turing Trust? Over the next year, we’ll be working closely with two schools in Mzuzu to trial the introduction of … Continue reading Kolibri Hardware Grant winners

Update From Malawi: Nkhomboli School


Our partner organization in Malwai, the Centre for Youth and Development, have recently installed a computer lab and created a local area network at Nkhomboli Community Day Secondary School. This will mean that students and teachers using the lab will now be able to share files between computers without the use of discs or USBs. … Continue reading Update From Malawi: Nkhomboli School

Turing Trust and Avallain Foundation


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  from Avallain Foundation. This software will be installed on our next batch of IT equipment making its way to schools across Northern Malawi, strengthening our eLibrary by giving teachers top quality offline resources. … Continue reading Turing Trust and Avallain Foundation