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

Fostering Education in Partnership with Covestro

We are delighted to announce that our latest shipment of IT equipment has arrived in Malawi: Our new partner Covestro donated 500 refurbished laptops as part of a long term engagement. These PCs will be used to give children access to IT education and a wealth of offline resources with our eLibrary to support their … Continue reading Fostering Education in Partnership with Covestro

Malawi shipment

Our first container to Malawi has shipped! After many months of hard work by volunteers collecting, wiping and restoring computers, Saturday 3rd September was shipping day. Thanks to all the amazing volunteers who packed the container to the brim with computers, monitors, keyboards, mice and cables and everything needed in Malawi to enable the construction of … Continue reading Malawi shipment

Malawi Scotland Partnership Forum

James Gondwe and Paul Mwale, our CYD partners in Malawi, presented at the Malawi Scotland Partnership Forum in Mzuzu on 22nd June. This was the first presentation of the joint Turing Trust/CYD project “Improving ICT Skills in Malawi” to representatives from schools hoping to benefit from the project and attracted an overwhelming number of positive … Continue reading Malawi Scotland Partnership Forum