IT Schools Africa is now The ITSA Digital Trust

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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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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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

Helping our local community

We are delighted to have received 3,981 visitors since the service began and are pleased to see increasing numbers of learners benefitting from DigiBus. We adapted the DigiBus project over the last six months; making necessary changes to ensure the service continues to be effective and also that it is well utilised. We visited sites … Read more

Thank you!

A huge thank you to our computer donors

We are really pleased to announce that we have reached another milestone – receiving and processing over 115,000 donated computers and laptops in the UK and saving them from landfill. It only seems like yesterday we were celebrating the fact that we had crossed the 100,000 milestone! 

“Without the fantastic support of our equipment donors, we would not be able to supply so many schools in Africa as well as charity and community organisations in Gloucestershire with quality refurbished IT equipment.”

Simon Richardson, UK Operations Manager

As ever we are always in need of equipment, so if you have any or know people and organisations who might have IT equipment please let us know. Email :

Farewell to Lucy

Farewell message from our GM, Lucy  “After nine incredible years, I’ve made the difficult decision to step down as General Manager of IT Schools Africa.  Not a decision I’ve taken lightly, but as I consider the growth and success of the charity over the last few years, I am proud of where ITSA is today; thanks … Read more