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Organizations that distribute used computers

Computer Aid International 
This is one of the world's largest non-profit recyclers of computers to the developing world. From businesses and individuals, they have refurbished over 185,000 computers to over 100 countries, helping to bridge the digital divide.

Tel: +44 20 8361 5540
Fax: +44 20 8361 7051

Address: Unit 10, Brunswick Industrial Park, Brunswick Way, London, N11 1JL

Digital Links
Digital Links secures the donation of redundant PCs from private and public corporations in the UK, refurbishes them and provides them at low cost to schools, charities, community organisations and small enterprises in developing countries. They also help to train technicians and provide low cost Internet connectivity solutions to schools and charities overseas.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7981 0408
Fax: +44 (0)20 7981 0411
Address: Digital Links International, 2nd Floor, Tower Building, York Road, London SE1 7NX.

Digital Partnership
DP is an initiative that brings together companies that can offer hardware and software, telecommunications links, training and content to develop a plan for deploying these services in the developing world. The partnership also aims to offer technical support both in IT deployment and learning for teachers.
Contact Phone/Fax: 44 (0)20 7467 3667 / 44 (0)20 7467 3665
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Mailing Address: The Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), 15-16 Cornwall Terrace, The Regent's Park, London NW1 4QP, United Kingdom

This is a pioneering non-profit organization that helps non-profit and non-governmental organizations worldwide achieve their charitable missions by providing them with high-quality refurbished desktop and laptop computers.  The InterConnection donation program serves charities for the greater good, and keeps computer parts out of landfills to serve the environment. Donated laptops, PCs, and notebooks become tools for change, growth, and future possibilities.

Organization: InterConnection
Contact Name: Charles Brennick
Phone/Fax: 206-310-4547
Address: InterConnection, 3415 Stone Way N Seattle WA 98103 USA

International Development of Computer Education (IDCE) 
IDCE was born in the form of a donation of three thousand sets of used computers (two thousand sets of 8-bit, one thousand sets of 16 & 32-bit personal computers) by the Kyoto Computer Gakuin (Institute) in 1989. As part of the programme, KCG sends instructors to partner countries to offer intensive courses for selected teachers from the schools and institutions which will receive or have received a computer donation. Following the initial donation and instruction phase, collaboration continues between KCG and the partner country, including further donations and student/teacher exchange programmes.
Organization: Kyoto Computer Gakuin [KCG]
Phone/Fax: +81-75-762-2030 / +81-75-761-0251
Address: 1 Jo-do-ji, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8412 Japan

National Cristina Foundation
The National Cristina Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to the support of training through donated technology. For more than 25 years they have encouraged companies and individuals to donate computers and other technology coming out of their first place of use, which are then matched to charities, schools and public agencies in all 50 US states, Canada, and  internationally.

Organization: National Cristina Foundation
E-mail: Use their inquiry form.
Phone: +1-203-863-9100
Address: National Cristina Foundation, 500 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut  06830, USA

World Computer Exchange
WCE provides Partners in 71 emerging countries with low-cost refurbished computers that are preloaded with operating systems, office suites, and a variety of education, health, agricultural and other content. WCE’s Chapters also gather peripherals, replacement parts, network gear and other equipment requested by Partners.  WCE’s 250 online volunteer Development Officers assist interested groups plan and fund raise while WCE also sends individuals and tech teams to many emerging countries to provide our Partners with technology and teacher training.  WCE also sets exchanges between schools in the States and Canada with schools that have received WCE refurbished computers.

Address: World Computer Exchange, Inc, 936 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, Massachusetts 02045  USA