With all the challenges of lockdown and social distancing we haven’t been able to run our normal corporate volunteering days – but were delighted to work with Simba Muguwe from BlackRock to work out how we could organise a remote volunteering day – and it was fantastic! We decided to take the opportunity to use … Continue reading Our first remote volunteering day!
We are always looking for new ways to improve our fundraising to support our projects helping students in Africa access digitally enabled learning. So, we were delighted to set up our charity partnership with Assistall – a UK based social enterprise that donates 50% of profits to its charity partners. So how does it work? … Continue reading The Turing Trust has a new fundraising partner – Assistall
We are delighted to announce that the Turing Trust has established a new partnership with NEXSTAND EU who will be supporting our mission through an innovative donation scheme. NEXSTAND EU are passionate about tech being available for all which inspires the design of their adjustable laptop stand that makes a significant difference in a user’s … Continue reading Celebrating a new partnership with NEXSTAND EU
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