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Covid-19 and Maths Camps 2020

Covid-19 and Maths Camps 2020

Due to the evolving situation caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19), SAMI has put on hold its planning and recruitment for maths camps this summer. Our policy has always been to follow UK Foreign Travel advice when it comes to planning and advertising camps, and whilst...

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Highlight: Locally-led camps in Ghana and Uganda

Highlight: Locally-led camps in Ghana and Uganda

After an incredibly busy summer with camps in 6 countries, we're amazed to see local teams keeping the momentum going and hosting two more camps to start 2020. AMI Ghana in partnership with the Talent TAHUF had a Maths Clinic at Agbozume from 6-10 Jan 2020. With about...

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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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