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
Elness Simwera received sponsorship from a local company that enabled her to attend Marymount Girls Secondary School in Mzuzu, Malawi. Thanks to the computers that were installed by the Turing Trust with our partners the Centre for Youth and Development, she was able to undertake Computer Studies and came out top of her class. You can … Continue reading Elness tells us the power of girls studying ICT in Malawi – A case study
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
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