Elness Simwera received sponsorship from a local company that enabled her to attend Marymount Girls Secondary School in Mzuzu, Malawi. Thanks to the computers that were installed by the Turing Trust with our partners the Centre for Youth and Development, she was able to undertake Computer Studies and came out top of her class. You can … Continue reading Elness tells us the power of girls studying ICT in Malawi – A case study
With all the challenges of lockdown and social distancing we haven’t been able to run our normal corporate volunteering days – but were delighted to work with Simba Muguwe from BlackRock to work out how we could organise a remote volunteering day – and it was fantastic! We decided to take the opportunity to use … Continue reading Our first remote volunteering day!
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, our largest container ever has arrived at the Centre for Youth and Development (CYD) in Mzuzu, Malawi. An amazing team of staff and volunteers worked together to unload the 40 ft container in a single day. Their next challenge is to check all the computers before deploying them in schools. … Continue reading Our container with 1600 PCs arrives at CYD, Malawi
We have been tracking the progress of our largest ever container shipped to Malawi and are delighted to let you share in its journey. This is our largest shipment ever, with 1600 computers destined for schools in Malawi. We have made great progress over the last few years, increasing the proportion of schools with computers … Continue reading Our largest container ever is on its way to Malawi
Our first Code Club after being accepted as a Code Club Growth Leader was set up at Robert Laws Secondary School in the Mzimba District, Malawi. The club started meeting regularly for an hour every Friday and Saturday in October 2019 and currently has 28 members. The club is supervised by 2 adult volunteers and … Continue reading Introducing the Code Club at Robert Laws Secondary School, Malawi
It’s Giving Tuesday! The Big Give Christmas Challenge starts today and we are hoping to have our best Christmas Challenge yet. Last year, we more than doubled the donations received in 2017 which allowed us to ship over 1300 computers and accessories to Malawi in March 2019 and do so much more. It was also … Continue reading The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019 is now open – so all donations will be doubled!