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SAME, SABC Foundation and Fluor unveil state-of-the-art science lab

Diepdale Secondary school in Diepkloof, Soweto, is the recipient of a state-of-the-art science laboratory established through a strategic collaboration between the SAME Foundation, Fluor and the SABC Foundation. The laboratory was officially opened on Wednesday 26 July by the Department of Basic Education National and Provincial Spokesperson Mr. Elijah Mhlanga. Not only has the science […]

A new Lab for Cosmo City West Primary

The second beneficiary of the SAME Foundation/SC Johnson Mr. Muscle science laboratory campaign is Cosmo City West Primary. Cosmo City West Primary initially started as a school focused on Grade 1-3, but influx into the community and ever-increasing demand meant that the school had to be gradually expanded t serve from grade R to 7. […]

Odidini Clinic: Renovated and Equipped

Background: The Odidini Clinic is a primary health care facility, located in the Umbumbulu District of the Kwazulu-Natal Department of Health. The hospital provides a comprehensive range of medical services to people in the Odidini, Embo, Thoyane, KwaMakhanya, KwaMahleka, Itshehlope, Ndumezulu and surrounding communities. The extensive list of services provided by the clinic include, Casualty, […]

Diepdale Secondary receives a new lab

Project background: Diepdale Secondary School is situated in Diepkloof, Soweto.┬áIt is a quintile 1 ranked no-fee school, serving an extremely poor community. Finding from our initial research into the school showed that while the overall pass rate is 81%, the pass rate is science is poor at 64%. This means that four in 10 children […]

In the media: Joy as city school gets a new lab

Pretoria News Weekend, 20 August – Lerato Tshipe. THE days of struggling without essential equipment were declared over yesterday for science pupils at Lethabong Secondary School in Soshanguve. The South African Medical and Education Foundation, in conjunction with SC Johnson and Son, officially opened a science laboratory at the school. Lethabong pupils previously had to […]