Education

Work has begun on a new computer lab in Mozambique funded by Gemfields Foundation!

The 113-square-metre lab will house 30 Raspberry Pi desktop kits with monitors. These computers will be linked to educational websites and will provide (restricted) internet access to children who are eager to learn, particularly those currently residing in temporary camps and missing out on schooling. The objective of this initiative is to teach students basic …

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Sandy Leong introduces new ruby pieces in aid of Gemfields Foundation

In the second collaboration between the two this year, US-based fine jewellery designer Sandy Leong has partnered with Gemfields to ensure that her new five-piece ruby collection will support the Foundation’s projects in sub-Saharan Africa.   For ten years, Sandy Leong has run her jewellery business with sustainability and humanitarian causes at its heart, making …

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Primary school construction crosses halfway mark with roof being installed

Construction of the primary school in Madagascar is progressing at a fast pace now. The walls of the new school have been constructed out of brick, and it is possible to see the classroom, canteen and offices take shape. It is already clear that the building will provide a sizable community hub and be a …

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