The Turing Trust seeks to continue his legacy by using technology to empower disadvantaged communities. Alan is widely regarded as the father of modern computing and he saw IT as a tool for solving immense challenges. He also had a passion for helping others: he funded one member of his foster family to work in Africa and sponsored a Jewish refugee’s schooling during World War II.
To empower disadvantaged communities using information technologyenabled learning
-Improved education in 142 community-based schools throughout rural areas in Ghana, Kenya, Liberia and Malawi
-Sent over 4,250 computers to schools in sub Saharan Africa
-Supported over 41,000 students
-Delivered over 17 million hours of ICT learning
-Provided volunteering and training opportunities for over 300 people