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Bishop’s Stortford Air Cadets have received a donation of laptops from local tech company, ITVET, as part of the Laptops for Schools scheme. The generous donation will allow cadets to complete their online classification exams helping them further their cadet careers.
Adjutant for Bishop’s Stortford Air Cadets, Jane Snook, said: “1096 (Bishop’s Stortford) Squadron Air Cadets gratefully received several laptops donated by ITVET. Our existing laptops are at the end of their life and with fundraising activities being extremely difficult at the moment we’re truly thankful for this generosity.”
During the lockdowns, thousands of disadvantaged children didn’t have access to IT equipment to continue learning remotely. In response to the crisis, ITVET launched their Laptops for Schools campaign to help support schools and children in need. Since November 2020, the team have been working endlessly to refurbish and distribute old laptops donated from companies that no longer have a use for them.
Schools, charities and community organisations across Hertfordshire and surrounding areas have benefited from the scheme with over 1,000 laptops donated so far.
CEO of ITVET Ltd, Richard Fountain, said: “We’re so grateful to companies that donate their laptops to our Laptops for Schools campaign. Each donation enables us to FreePurpose more devices. We can drive value from the precious components within our devices and can double the expected life of a laptop, rather than sending them to landfills. The scheme provides digital inclusion to those who don’t have reliable access to devices for their learning.”
If your company has unwanted laptops in working condition, please get in touch with ITVET to arrange a collection. Find out more at: https://www.itvet.co.uk/laptops-for-schools.
About ITVET Ltd
ITVET’s technology and software solutions help businesses to run smoothly and securely. The company was founded in 2007 with a strong focus on building a circular economy and philanthropic activities. Its unique business model is designed to benefit businesses, society, and the environment while driving sustainable, organic financial growth.
Headquartered in Bishop’s Stortford with key hubs in London and Manchester, ITVET serves the whole of the UK. It has a diversified client base including blue-chip companies such as Savills, Aviva, Standard Life Investments, and The Crown Estate. For further information please visit www.itvet.co.uk.
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