Frequently Asked Questions


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Are the hard drives wiped, and if yes, to what standard?
Yes. All data and programs are completely removed. All hard disks are overwritten as standard using Blancco, at no cost to you. A multiple disk wipe to Ministry of Defence standards is also available. Please call for more information.

Does Computer Aid International collect donated computers?
Yes, Computer Aid has a limited collection facility. Please call for details.

Does Computer Aid International accept full legal liabilities?
Yes. We accept full legal liabily for any donated equipment from the time it is received by us: i.e. covering any subsequent damage or injury arising from the malfunctioning of the covered technical assets.

Who will benefit from computer donations?
Schools and community organisations in some of the poorest countries in the world.

What type of computers does Computer Aid International accept?
We accept donatins of computers of Pentium 3 specification and above (and AMD or Celeron equivalents).

Does Computer Aid International accept peripheral equipment?
Yes. We take printers, colour monitors, modems, cables, and any other peripheral devices.

Are Computer Aid International willing to publicise our donation?
Yes. We will be happy to work with you on joint press and other media publicity.

What are the costs for us?
We may ask for a contribution towards collection costs. Please call us for details.

What times can we deliver to your workshops?
Our workshops are open between 10.30 am and 5.30pm Mon - Fri.
But please call before delivering.

Is Computer Aid International a registered charity?
Yes. Our charity registration number is 1069256.

Check our bone fides as a registered charity; not-for-profit company, and international NGO with these public databases
Bond Member (British Overseas NGOs for Development) Reg Charity No 1069256 Reg CompanyNo. 3442679

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