Our 40ft container has arrived in Malawi


We are delighted to share the news that our 40ft container, with over 1300 computers, has arrived safely in Malawi. The container left our premises in Edinburgh at the end of February, taking 12 weeks to arrive at its destination. The baton now passes to our amazing partners in Malawi, Centre for Youth and Development. … Continue reading Our 40ft container has arrived in Malawi

From Turing Trust Volunteer to Cloud Software Engineer


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

Student success in Ghana


Miss Francisca Agyeiwaa Buu benefited from the Turing Trust Student Scholarship scheme studying Electrical Engineering and computer training for two academic years and completed her formal vocational and technical training at the Amoawi ICCES Training Centre last year. She happily graduated with two nationally recognized certificates namely: 1. NVTI foundation Certificate 2. GES/NABPTEX Certificate. Upon … Continue reading Student success in Ghana

Historic Environment Scotland supports a Circular Economy


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

Andrew Ellison in Ghana


Introduction: As part of my International Development MSc degree at the University of Edinburgh, I conducted a work-based research placement with the Turing Trust in Kumasi, Ghana. I visited numerous Integrated Community Centres for Employable Skills (ICCES) facilities across the Ashanti region, which is for young Ghanaians (between 16 and 25 years old) to gain … Continue reading Andrew Ellison in Ghana

Scottish Government Grant to support digital skills for girls in Malawi


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

Fantastic support from Turing Tumble


We’re delighted to celebrate our partnership with Turing Tumble as they are kindly donating a percentage of every Turing Tumble sold on their website. Their donations will enable us to put more electrical powered computers in Malawian classrooms as their marble powered computers spread across the world! So far their donations will help to put over 1,300 … Continue reading Fantastic support from Turing Tumble

The Turing Tests published


We are delighted to have continued support from Arcturus Publishing with the publication of the recent series of puzzle books “The Turing Tests”.  These suitably challenging collections contain a varied and fascinating range of puzzles and are available to order now. They have also donated computers, monitors and other IT equipment recently. It was great to … Continue reading The Turing Tests published

Recognition by the Scottish Parliament


The Turing Trust and Rotary Club of Currie Balerno were delighted to be recognised for our work in reusing PCs in schools in sub-Saharan Africa. Gordon MacDonald MSP tabled a motion celebrating our work, that has been supported by the Scottish Government International Development Small Grants Programme.  The motion received cross party support reflecting the … Continue reading Recognition by the Scottish Parliament