It is nearly time for our Christmas Challenge 2019!


Save the date! The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019 launch is on 12 pm (midday) on Tuesday 3rd December The Christmas Challenge, run by The Big Give, is the UK’s biggest match funding campaign. Donations made during the Christmas Challenge week are doubled – so any donation made during that week will have twice the impact. … Continue reading It is nearly time for our Christmas Challenge 2019!

Schools in sub-Saharan Africa to receive used computer equipment from the Scottish Government


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

Great donation from Oxford Saïd Business School arrives in Edinburgh


Our team at Newbridge, Edinburgh were delighted to receive such a great donation from Oxford Saïd Business School. They donated 192 items in total, including laptops, desktops, iPhones and monitors. Our thanks to Simon Eggleton, IT Service Desk and Continual Service Improvement Manager at Saïd Business School for organising this and for the work that went … Continue reading Great donation from Oxford Saïd Business School arrives in Edinburgh

Celebrating fantastic support from Reusing IT


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

Becoming the first Code Club Growth Leader in Malawi!


We are delighted to have been accepted as a Growth Leader by the Raspberry Pi CEO Philip Colligan!   The Growth Leaders progamme is part of the Raspberry Pi Foundations Code Club initiative that helps thousands of students around the world to learn about coding and inspires them to become excited about computer science and … Continue reading Becoming the first Code Club Growth Leader in Malawi!

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