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
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, our largest container ever has arrived at the Centre for Youth and Development (CYD) in Mzuzu, Malawi. An amazing team of staff and volunteers worked together to unload the 40 ft container in a single day. Their next challenge is to check all the computers before deploying them in schools. … Continue reading Our container with 1600 PCs arrives at CYD, Malawi
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
We have been tracking the progress of our largest ever container shipped to Malawi and are delighted to let you share in its journey. This is our largest shipment ever, with 1600 computers destined for schools in Malawi. We have made great progress over the last few years, increasing the proportion of schools with computers … Continue reading Our largest container ever is on its way to Malawi
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!