Mission: To improve information technology awareness and availability to the underserved through recycling/refurbishing and educational opportunities. To provide computer technology to underserved populations and community based organizations. Provide real world educational advancement through internships in a peer-to-peer mentor environment. Bridging the digital divide by offering computer training and hands-on experience to the adult population including seniors and veterans. Redirect redundant technology from businesses for recycle and reuse to save the landfills and put it back into the community.
Programs: We operate on a give back value-many of our programs are offered free in exchange for serives.We Recycle old/used computer technology for free programs and developmentBy recycling and refurbishing used technology we are able to provide students and nonprofits with complete computer systems and peripherals at an incredibly affordable rate and in some cases free. In cooperation with student organizations and representatives from local educational institutions we aim to promote available technology programs. Volunteer and Internship Recruitment We are dedicated to getting underserved populations the basic physical and intellectual resources they need to compete in today's world. With this in view internships, mentorships and volunteer opportunities are offered in various high-level fields of IT and business. Training and Education WITS offers hands on training in different technical areas: Hardware: Installation, testing and trouble-shooting.Software: Installation, set-up, and troubleshooting. Web Development: Dreamweaver Web Design, Flash Design, Image Creation and Animation, basic HTML editing. Database: Creation, maintenance, administration and web-interface integration. Computer/Electronic DemanufacturingWITS is the largest Missouri nonprofit recycler. With over 1.5 million lbs recycled in 2005, we have surpassed all of our client and business goals. We serve business, residents and individuals with low cost recycling services.