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!
James Turing was on hand to receive a fantastic donation of 100 computers and accessories from the Scottish Government. This donation, delivered to our premises in Newbridge by a team from the Information and Technology Services (iTECS) Division, will enable thousands of students to learn digital skills, whilst reusing these computers will significantly offset carbon … Continue reading Schools in sub-Saharan Africa to receive used computer equipment from the Scottish Government
Reusing IT and The Turing Trust share a vision of reusing IT equipment to benefit disadvantaged communities, particularly in Africa and to protect the environment by refurbishing IT equipment. This extends its useful life, producing both energy and carbon savings. We have had massive support from Ross Cockburn and his team at Reusing IT over … Continue reading Celebrating fantastic support from Reusing IT
We have got some wonderful news to share. One of our team, who started volunteering with us in May 2018, has recently secured a new job at Tesco as a Cloud Software Engineer! Over the last few months Ron has made a tremendous impact at the Turing Trust. Ron has developed a wide range of … Continue reading From Turing Trust Volunteer to Cloud Software Engineer
The work of the Turing Trust is underpinned by organisations that have a Circular Economy approach to doing business. We are delighted to be working with Historic Environment Scotland by providing a re-use solution for their redundant ICT equipment. Their most recent donation, which was kindly dropped off in their electric van, helped to offset … Continue reading Historic Environment Scotland supports a Circular Economy
We’re delighted to have had our project chosen for the latest round of the The Scottish Government Small Grants Programme! This will enable us to make a huge impact in Malawi, supporting thousands of girls to learn ICT! You can find out more here. This ICT project aims to provide digital skills to 9,000 Malawian girls, marginalised … Continue reading Scottish Government Grant to support digital skills for girls in Malawi