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Announcing – Cameroon Maths Camp 2019

Following the tremendous success of SAMI Maths Camps over the past few years elsewhere Africa, we are excited to announce the first Cameroon SAMI Camp, to be held in August 2019. It will be an English language non-residential camp at Pinnacle of...

Updates from Kenya – Working with ‘OneBillion’ Apps

When we started the project back in August 2016 there was lots of discussion about what would be the best apps to use if we really wanted to impact student's learning in schools. Whilst searching the app store for 'Maths Education' the options seem near endless, the...

Maths Marathon

Teachers at the Lycee Francais ran a maths marathon at their school this weekend. Students came in on a Saturday from 8.30 - 5.30 for a sponsored study day before their iGCSE maths exams. Nearly £2000 was raised for SAMI for the event. This money will support the new...

Pi Day

Together with the charity Justice au Coeur, SAMI members ran a Pi Day treasure hunt at the Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle. Students paid to enter and were given a set of clues to solve and clues to discover around the school. Out of all the correct entries received,...

Dobble Donation

Asmodee have continued to support SAMI with with another donation of 5 sets of the brilliant game Dobble. This time it is to use at the London maths camp which will take place at Harris Westminster Sixth Form. The maths behind the game Dobble is fascinating and we are...

Oxford 2018

Thank you to everyone who joined us at St. Peter's College, Oxford. Find below a few links to the materials and resources used: Presentation slides [pdf-embedder url="https://samicharity.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Oxford-presentation.pptx.pdf" title="Oxford St...

BCME 2018

Thank you to everyone who joined us at BCME, find below a few links to the materials and resources used:   Maths Club Pack - A collection of around 40 problems, puzzles and games which we have been using as part of our maths club initiative in Kenya. They are...

Introducing: Digital Communities Initiative

SAMI is excited to announce the launch of its new Digital Communities Initiative, a year long programme to use technology to improve livelihoods of all people within rural communities. The big Idea We have seen first-hand the huge impact technology can have to improve...