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SAMI Newsletter – Highlights from 2020

SAMI Newsletter – Highlights from 2020

2020 has been a year like no other, our traditional methods of working and supporting projects have been curtailed through the restrictions of the global Covid-19 pandemic. However, it’s not the SAMI way to give up – we have learnt to adapt and adopt new ways of collaborating. The work has continued to evolve and, through the dedicated, skilled and inspiring work of our volunteers and supporters, delivered impressive results to be proud of. We offer a heart-felt thank you and well-done to everyone for exceptional work in extraordinary circumstances.

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SAMI Maths Club App – New Problems in French

SAMI Maths Club App – New Problems in French

Thanks to the amazing work of volunteers Peter, Arnelle, Ariana and local team members Grace and Mike in Uganda we now have the first batch of 30 problems for the Maths Club App translated into French Here's an example of one of the newly translated problems,...

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SAMI is a UK-based charity that looks to address concerns about access to and quality of mathematics education in Africa. We support initiatives, working with passionate, enthusiastic and talented individuals locally, to provide the expertise and funding necessary to implement effective and sustainable high impact solutions where they are need the most.

SAMI currently works in Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda and supports a wide variety of projects crossing education, research and global development. We are always very excited to hear from any individuals or organisations interested in working with or supporting SAMI.



Maths Camps

Week-long camps of games, puzzles and activities to inspire students outside the curriculum

Maths Clubs

Student-led activities run in schools to promote a joy of maths throughout the year

African Data Initiative

Open software being made in Africa to help people make better use of data

Digital Communities

Using technology to improve livelihoods throughout entire communities





We have big ideas in the pipeline for 2020 Maths Camps and for our ongoing visits to schools and improving the infrastructure of maths education. If you would like to make a donation to any of our project we would be very grateful. We are also always keen to hear from potential volunteers to join our summer camps in Africa or help throughout the year.

Upcoming camps


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