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Partnering with Foxway to bridge the digital gap

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About the partnership

In Kind Direct are proud to have partnered with Foxway, a leading provider of refurbished technology including laptops and computers. This partnership aims to help bridge the digital gap as digital poverty continues to rise across the UK.

What is Digital Poverty

Digital poverty is the inability to interact with the online world fully when, where, and how an individual needs to. Not having access to the digital world means not having access to the fundamentals of life. From social security to healthcare, education and training and finding work – critical services are more and more online. Digital inclusion is no longer something that is ‘nice to have’ it is an essential. Being cut off from digital isn’t just an inconvenience, it compounds and exacerbates poverty.

  • 11 million people in the UK (21%) lack the digital skills needed for everyday life
  • 26% of young people do not have access to a laptop or similar device
  • 53% of people offline can’t afford an average monthly broadband bill

What is refurbished technology?

The term “refurbished” is used to describe pre-owned technology products returned to Foxway from businesses and government organisations. Products are safety tested, functionally checked, refurbished to manufacturer specification, and then re-packaged for resale and reuse.

Refurbishment also means:

  • Reduced demand for valuable natural resources
  • Less CO2 emissions than new manufacture
  • Less e-waste and avoidable end of life recycling
  • Lower energy, water and fuel consumption than used in new production

In summary you can help the environment and save money by purchasing refurbished items.

How does it work?

Foxway are supplying In Kind Direct with a range of 3 great quality, good as new and internet enabled laptops – now available via our catalogue.

By accessing these products, not only will you be making extra savings on tech equipment, but you will also be helping the environment and reducing electronic waste. All products are backed by our Satisfaction Guarantee and extended 12- month warranty.

 

Want to know more?

If you have questions about this partnership, why not look at our FAQs below?

Each laptop comes with a full 1 year warranty. To learn more, click the link below.