IT Schools Africa is now The ITSA Digital Trust

DigiBus Update

The DigiBus Project:   “The ‘digital divide’ currently happening in society is frequently talked about but it’s not until it happens to you that you realise how disabling and uncomfortable and potentially dangerous this situation is. I am one of the lucky ones who found a team that could help me. This is such an important resource.Please … Read more

Data Security is our top priority

The ITSA Digital Trust gives the highest priority to data security. We know that our equipmentdonors do, too. We promise that we will completely erase all data on the hard drives of thedesktop computers and laptops. Which are donated to us. Our procedure Step 1: Tracking – On receipt, each donated desktop computer and laptop … Read more

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 supported by ITSA becomes part of a circle which raises the quality of life of everyone else in the … Read more

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 donations – transforming students lives through access to digital education. ​Thank you to everyone who donated and shared our … Read more

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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

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 launches on #GivingTuesday midday 28thNovember until midday 5th December and for one week only every donationdoubled. Our goal is … Read more

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 delivers them to African schools. After years of hard work and loyal service, office computers eventually become victims of … Read more

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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 the use of ICT in the delivery of all lessons to enhance the learning process. ‘ No words can … Read more

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 last 20 years, in leadership roles in companies offering products and services to education. Geoffrey commented,‘I have known and … Read more