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Return to School at Arise

2nd July 2020


Schools across Tanzania reopened their doors on 29th. June following their closure since mid March as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. In line with guidelines issued by the Tanzanian Ministry of Education, Arise staff had been busy preparing to receive the children. This included three teachers attending a two day training workshop on keeping […]

Connected through “Connecting Classrooms”: Arise and Cronton CE Primary Schools “Living as One”

10th June 2020


“Connecting Classrooms” is an international programme that promotes teaching and learning about global issues. It enables pupils to learn and work together on the big issues that face the world today. Under the heading “Living as One”, students at both Arise and Cronton Schools worked on their chosen global themes of Zero Hunger and Gender […]

Rising to the Challenge of Coronavirus at Arise School

22nd April 2020


As part of the global pandemic that is now having such devastating consequences in so many countries across the world, the first confirmed case of Covid 19 in Tanzania was announced in mid March. Today, 22nd. April, this number has risen to 254 with 10 deaths. Tanzania is a large country and the vast majority […]

Newsletter: March 2020

30th March 2020


Dear Supporter(s), It was on one of our trips to Tanzania in February 2012 that Frank, now Arise School Manager, took us to meet his parents at their family home in the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro. They showed us round their land and told us of their vision – a school for the poorest children […]

Greetings from Tanzania: Entering Arise!

12th March 2020


We arrived back in Tanzania last week. Every time we visit, we are struck by the changes and development at Arise School. On this occasion, it was immediate. Over the years, so much work has been done by Frank and the staff to create a welcoming, green and pleasant environment in which the children can […]

Goats Help To Achieve Financial Independence in Wiri!

27th February 2020


Since it first opened its doors in 2013, Arise Community School has taken various opportunities to undertake or set up initiatives to help their local community of Wiri in different ways. We were pleased to receive from them the piece below about their latest project to help some of their poorest community members achieve financial […]

Recognising Effort at Arise School

8th December 2019


Very sadly, earlier this year, a colleague of one of our ACE supporters lost his life in the Ethiopian air crash. Much respected by those he worked with, Nasser had assumed a greatly valued mentoring role with his colleagues. In memory of Nasser, they wanted to make a donation to the charity. As a mentor, […]

“Connecting Classrooms” at Arise and Cronton Schools

27th November 2019


Since the early years of the charity, the pupils of Cronton C of E Primary School, have raised money for ACE with the ongoing support of their Headteacher, staff, families and the local church congregation. They have also donated hundreds of items to Arise, including school shoes, football kits and sports equipment. In October 2017, […]

Arise School: an Oasis of Joy.

15th November 2019


Recently, two of our ACE sponsors, Angie and Clint, took the opportunity of combining some time at Arise School with a holiday in Tanzania. Now home in the U.K., Angie sent the following to us about their stay at Arise: “ We are just back from an amazing, life changing trip to Arise school. We […]

Asante Sana, Ray!

12th November 2019


Trips to Arise School are always very special and memorable occasions for us. Our recent one, accompanied by one of our ACE supporters, Ray Vincent, and his son, Chris, was certainly no exception. In January this year, we received a tremendous boost to our efforts to enable Arise to become self sustaining. This was the […]