We are delighted to announce that the Turing Trust has established a new partnership with X4 Technology who will be supporting our mission through an innovative donation scheme. X4 Technology are a leading global provider of technology talent and facilitate connections between some of the world’s most innovative start-ups and globally recognised brands. They are … Continue reading Our new partnership with X4 Technology
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
James Turing welcomed Ben Macpherson, Minister for Europe, Migration and International Development in the Scottish Government, to the Turing Trust warehouse in Newbridge and was delighted to be able to demonstrate our operations wiping and refurbishing computers before shipping them out to schools in sub-Saharan Africa. This is the second batch of used IT equipment … Continue reading A great start to 2020 – the Scottish Government donates 1,000 computers!
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!
Save the date! The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019 launch is on 12 pm (midday) on Tuesday 3rd December The Christmas Challenge, run by The Big Give, is the UK’s biggest match funding campaign. Donations made during the Christmas Challenge week are doubled – so any donation made during that week will have twice the impact. … Continue reading It is nearly time for our Christmas Challenge 2019!
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