Education

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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New pendant raises funds to construct a computer training lab in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique

Shaped like Africa and sparkling with a Zambian emerald, Mozambican ruby and stunning sapphire, the new Jewel of Africa x Gemfields pendant celebrates the ‘Big Three’ this September and is set to provide funds for a Foundation project to benefit education in sub-Saharan Africa. Launching on the first day of September, for which sapphire is …

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Re-building of Madagascan primary school progresses as first walls go up

Construction of the primary school continues to progress well, with foundations complete and walls now being erected. The REXMA team held a meeting with parents, the teachers, and the construction company to align all parties and communicate the next steps. The contract has been signed with the partner undertaking the well drilling, so this will …

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