And there was LITE! Administrate put together and ran a fantastic conference at the Roxy Assembly, Edinburgh. The Turing Trust was proud to be part of this and privileged to hear some great talks and meet so many interesting people. You can read more about the conference here. Edmund (Eddie) Pinto (The Turing Trust Country … Continue reading LITE 2016
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
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 team spent 2 amazing days at Turing Festival. We are so grateful to Brian, Lauren and Marcus for looking after us so well and for inviting the Turing Trust to be the official Turing festival charity partner. There was a real buzz about the festival and we were delighted to meet so … Continue reading Turing Festival was awesome!
April was a great month for donations from London and Hertfordshire. We received a total of 271 keyboards, 16 monitors and other IT equipment from DHL, 7 sets of desktop PCs, monitors and peripherals from Afrikids and 53 towers and 2 servers from the team at the7stars. Many thanks to those involved and also to … Continue reading Donations arrive in Edinburgh
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
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, 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
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
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 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