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Computers for Rural People

If you live or work in a rural area we can supply a fully functioning computer for as little as £130

This scheme gives YOU a computer at extra-low CHARITY PRICES

  • Internet ready laptops and desktops with pre-installed Microsoft software 
  • Order and pay by phone or by post
  • Free delivery (UK mainland)
  • Individuals, schools, businesses, community groups... all qualify!

Email and Internet provide enormous opportunities for those who find it difficult to get out and about, especially when the shops, library or bank are 10 miles away. Yet computers are usually expensive, and few people want to buy one ‘just to see if it might be useful’.
Arthur Rank Centre started Computers for Rural People to provide rural communities, individuals and groups with high quality, fully-refurbished second hand computers at very low cost to encourage people to take the first step.
So if you think a computer might be useful, but can’t afford several hundred pounds just to try, we can help you.  At a really low price we can provide a computer of your own, pre-loaded with Microsoft software, and delivered to your door with 3 months warranty, to get you started.
The ARC is cooperating with two other charities to supply re-furbished computers to you at extra-low charity prices. This deal is only available through The ARC.
You may find similar prices advertised for new machines, but these are special light-duty computers, and often without software.  Our computers are commercial duty machines, fully refurbished and fitted with a complete suite of software; and delivered to your door.

Our prices include a donation of £20 to The ARC to help us to cover our costs for this project. If you are a UK tax payer you can increase your donation by 25% at no extra cost to you by completing a Gift Aid form with  your purchase. Thank you.

One rural family has purchased no less than four computers through the Computers for Rural People scheme - for everything from GCSE coursework to sermon writing.

Browse our selection of desktops and laptops for prices and more information. The prices you see are what you pay: VAT, delivery and a donation to the ARC are all included.

Our computers have a 3 months return-to-base warranty. Not including Laptop Batteries, which are available on ebay for ca. £15 - £20.

For details of how to order click here.



Order by phone

You can order your computer by telephone today:
John Bennett Tel. 02476 853066
Please have your credit or debit card ready to pay by phone or you may send a cheque.

Order by post
You can order your computer by post:
John Bennett
Computers for Rural People
Arthur Rank Centre
Stoneleigh Park

Or by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Please include the following information:
1.    Your name
2.    Your address including post code
3.    A description of the computer you wish to purchase
4.    If you wish to pay by cheque please enclose your payment (made payable to Arthur Rank Centre); or you can call 02476 853066 to pay with a credit or debit card.

If you are a UK taxpayer you can increase your donation to ARC by 25% at no extra cost to you by completing a Gift Aid form with  your purchase. For orders by telephone and post please download a Gift Aid form here.

Gift Aid Form (DOC)
Gift Aid Form (PDF)

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