IT Schools Africa is now The ITSA Digital Trust

Over 6m given access to

digital education & counting!

Welcome to the ITSA Digital Trust – a computer recycling charity that has given access to digital education to over 6m people

34% of the total global population are still offline” ITU, 2022

“Digital technology is improving lives for some, but sadly still leaving far too many behind.  Digital education in Africa is in its infancy due to a lack of computers, the skills to use them and poor infrastructure. 

 In the UK, digital deprivation continues to divide society and exclude people who do not have technology or cannot use it effectively.

Our mission is to improve people’s opportunities in Africa and the UK by giving more access to computers and IT education.”

Geoffrey Newsome – CEO

What we do

AFRICA

UK

6,000,000

GIVEN ACCESS TO DIGITAL LEARNING

19

YEARS OF INSPIRING BRIGHTER FUTURES

26,000

NUMBER OF UK LEARNERS SUPPORTED

127,500

COMPUTERS & LAPTOPS DONATED IN THE UK

Our Partners

Find out more about becoming a Partner and how to donate equipment here

” I work at Oxford University and I have donated computer equipment to IT Schools Africa several times now. The process of donating is extremely easy and the staff are very helpful. Data is professionally and securely wiped and the charity are WEEE compliant.”

Andy Davies – Inter Faculty Head of IT – Oxford University

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” We are impressed with your seamless service, the collection is very professional and most important for us the data is safe and secure. It’s a simple way to good with IT equipment that the business no longer needs. It’s easy, great PR, great for the environment, great for kids in Africa. It’s win, win, win!”

Brett Jackson – Head of Client Services – Travis Perkins

Sustainable Development Goals

We have aligned our values with the Sustainable Development Goals which are essentially the pillars of how we work to improve lives through better access to digital technology.  

Latest news

Dear Friends,

‘Win-win’ is so ‘old school’.  At ITSA we aim for win-win-win-win…  In other words, we want to help as many people (and the environment) as much we can, including: Everyone who supports ITSA and who is …
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700 computers bound for Malawi

Exciting news! We have shipped 700 donated and refurbished computer/laptops to Malawi. Empowering students and communities with the gift of technology. Thank you to all our UK computer donors, supporters and volunteers – awesome work.
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Huge thanks to our supporters

Thanks to the generosity of our wonderful supporters we are delighted to say that we met our Big Give target! We raised an incredible £12,841.25 with Gift Aid. We are so grateful to you for your …
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First National ICT Quiz Competition

600 students from 150 schools recently competed in the first National Secondary School  ICT quiz competition organised by the ICT Specialist Teachers Association of Malawi (Istam). The ICT competition aims to encourage participating youths
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Big Give 2023 – Double Your Donations

We are excited to be taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2023 for the sixth consecutive year. Could you support our campaign – your donation will be doubled. The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2023 …
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Supporting IT teaching in Africa

Please read this excellent article written for The Chartered Institute for IT’s ITNow Magazine. From moribund to Malawi: Martin Cooper MBCS reports on The ITSA Digital Trust, a charity which collects unwanted PCs, upcycles them and …
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Teacher Training Project is expanding

We are really pleased to announce that we have now trained 1850 teachers to help improve digital education for students. The training courses help to develop the skills and knowledge that will assist teachers and encourage …
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Welcome Geoffrey – our new CEO

Geoffrey Newsome joined The ITSA Digital Trust (ITSA) in April 2023 in a new role as Chief Executive. Geoffrey has spent his career in offering services to education, firstly as a teacher overseas and, for the …
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