Thanks to all our generous donors


We are delighted to have received so many donations of IT equipment over the Summer months – all will be finding good homes in Ghana or Malawi in the near future. Particular thanks to St. Peter’s Church of England Primary School, Rochdale, Re-Tek UK Ltd, ReusingIT, the Edinburgh Steiner School, the Scottish Fair Trade Forum … Continue reading Thanks to all our generous donors

Bruce Fummey supports the Turing Trust.


We discovered a fantastic show at the Edinburgh Fringe – Bruce Fummey’s show Alba: Scotland the Origins . A real bellyful of laughs and something for everyone to enjoy. We are also proud and delighted to have Bruce’s support for the Turing Trust. Bruce Fummey is very generously donating all the takings from his DVD sales at … Continue reading Bruce Fummey supports the Turing Trust.

The Turing Trust receives a Scottish Government Grant


Humza Yousaf, the Minister for Europe and International Development, visited the Turing Trust in Edinburgh on March 9th to announce the awards under the latest round of the Scottish Government’s Small Grants Programme for 2016/17.  The Turing Trust was delighted to have been awarded £60,000 for a project “Improving ICT skills in rural Malawi, powered … Continue reading The Turing Trust receives a Scottish Government Grant

An exciting new CSR partner


  The Turing Trust is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Silicon Valley based start-up, Turing Email. Turing is a brilliant new e-mail client for managing your e-mails more efficiently that is also dedicated to the inspiring Alan Turing. Through this new partnership, built on Alan’s legacy, the Turing Trust hopes to reach … Continue reading An exciting new CSR partner

James Turing runs Kenyan workshop on Solar repair


James Turing, founder of The Turing Trust, travelled to Kenya this summer to run a series of workshops on solar repair. This workshop Brought together e-waste recyclers, solar manufacturers, electronic repair technicians and product designers with University of Edinburgh researchers to address the practical question of what happens to batteries, micro-electronic circuit boards, wires and … Continue reading James Turing runs Kenyan workshop on Solar repair

BIPB come to Ghana for an unforgettable week of IT training


The Turing Trust were lucky enough to host BIPB for a week long training session in Greater Accra. BIPB** are our corporate sponsor, and have been behind us since early in the year. They sent two members of their team from London, and one from New York. This first of a kind training brought together 50 … Continue reading BIPB come to Ghana for an unforgettable week of IT training

An exciting new Edinburgh based partnership


We’re proud to announce another very exciting partnership, this time with a charity who have a wonderful ethos which is very similar to ours. Reusing IT has the goal of “advancing education and welfare anywhere in the world by sourcing, refurbishing and providing computers, related equipment and support services to educational establishments, community organisations, NGOs … Continue reading An exciting new Edinburgh based partnership

The Turing Trust’s first computer delivery to a hospital in Ethiopia


The Turing Trust were very excited to have recently been contacted by NHS Glan Clwyd Hospital, who do some amazing work with Nigist Eleni Mohammed Hospital, in the town of Hossana Ethiopia. Dr. Endale, the medical director there, needed a laptop  with which he could to run weekly training sessions for other doctors in the hospital. They recently … Continue reading The Turing Trust’s first computer delivery to a hospital in Ethiopia