2015 closed and the new year dawned for The Turing Trust in an incredible way. A brand new IT lab was unveiled in Ghana and we announced our new CSR scheme. One of our first ever partner schools needed an IT lab. They were operating without a dedicated lab and this was holding students back. We were determined … Continue reading An exciting start to the 2016
We’re now repurposing e-waste to realise the education benefits of spent technologies. One of the innovative solutions we’ve come up with for the small amounts of e-waste we have in Ghana is through a partnership with the amazing Lightyear Foundation. As part of the work they do they’ve founded this amazing practical science project known as … Continue reading Innovative Solutions to E-waste with the Lightyear Foundation in Ghana
James Turing, founder of The Turing Trust, travelled to Kenya this summer to run a series of workshops on solar repair. This workshop Brought together e-waste recyclers, solar manufacturers, electronic repair technicians and product designers with University of Edinburgh researchers to address the practical question of what happens to batteries, micro-electronic circuit boards, wires and … Continue reading James Turing runs Kenyan workshop on Solar repair
The Turing Trust were lucky enough to host BIPB for a week long training session in Greater Accra. BIPB** are our corporate sponsor, and have been behind us since early in the year. They sent two members of their team from London, and one from New York. This first of a kind training brought together 50 … Continue reading BIPB come to Ghana for an unforgettable week of IT training
We’re happy to inform you that our computers arrived in Ghana last month, and have been making their way to those that need them most. So far we’ve outfitted four more of our schools with computer labs, and donated more to various children homes throughout the country. The response has been amazing, and we’ve got plenty more … Continue reading Our computers are making their way into different parts of Ghana.
We’re proud to announce another very exciting partnership, this time with a charity who have a wonderful ethos which is very similar to ours. Reusing IT has the goal of “advancing education and welfare anywhere in the world by sourcing, refurbishing and providing computers, related equipment and support services to educational establishments, community organisations, NGOs … Continue reading An exciting new Edinburgh based partnership
The Turing Trust were very excited to have recently been contacted by NHS Glan Clwyd Hospital, who do some amazing work with Nigist Eleni Mohammed Hospital, in the town of Hossana Ethiopia. Dr. Endale, the medical director there, needed a laptop with which he could to run weekly training sessions for other doctors in the hospital. They recently … Continue reading The Turing Trust’s first computer delivery to a hospital in Ethiopia
Hello! My name is Amelia, and I am doing a four week volunteering placement at The Turing Trust along with a friend, Ruth. We are based in Kumasi and staying with Eddie Pinto, who is the Country Director of the Trust. During the first week of our project we helped Eddie to facilitate the running … Continue reading Volunteer Update: ICCES Manager Workshop
Mr. Edmund Pinto, Country Director of The Turing Trust, a Non-Governmental Organization concerned with youth education and empowerment said the current era of globalization and ICT revolution required concerted efforts by government and other stakeholders to support the youth with the requisite employable skills to make them self-sustainable and curb the surging rural-urban drift.
My name is Tom Walker and I am currently a volunteer with the amazing charity The Turing Trust. I have been volunteering with the Trust since May 2014 and my time will cease in August 2014. Over the past few months I have been involved with fantastic projects to help the needy youth across the … Continue reading My time so far volunteering with The Turing Trust