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Arise Welcomes a Teacher in Training

26th February 2021


“I was really interested to visit Arise Community School, because I have been told by some of my friends that the education system here is remarkably good and the school has a very warm, welcoming environment, therefore I wanted to experience it myself.  As a teacher in training this was crucial to me and this […]

“A Job with a Purpose”

19th February 2021


Since Arise School first opened, given the lack of job opportunities locally, it has been the aim to boost the local economy by providing work opportunities at the school for members of the community.  The school now boasts a staff team of thirty two, including seventeen support staff. Lazaro, the school gardener, is one such […]

Arise Superstars!

5th February 2021


In Tanzania, all school pupils, throughout the country, are required by the Government to sit national exams.  At primary level, there are two sets of exams:  firstly, at the completion of Standard 4 when pupils are usually about 10 or 11 years old, and, secondly, three years later at the completion of Standard 7, their […]

Arise Staff Run for the Community

25th January 2021


. Since its inception, Arise School has worked to become an integral part of its local community.  This has been reflected in many different ways over the years.  Most recently, between Christmas and New Year, Rachel and Josam, two of the teachers, supported their local community by participating in the Siha Afya Marathon.   Our […]

Arise School: Helping Families Achieve Financial Independence.

15th January 2021


Towards Arise Becoming Self Sustaining (2): Chicken and Egg!

19th December 2020


Just 18 months later, the project is thriving.  We think the photos speak for themselves…………. We still have a long way to go though.  If you would like to help ACE and Arise School on this journey, you can do so by making a contribution through the Virgin moneygiving page on our ACE website: acecharity.uk  […]

Towards Arise Becoming Self Sustaining: Crops Galore!

14th December 2020


Three years ago, in September, 2017, ACE launched its “Well Appeal” to try and raise £10,000 to build a well and install an irrigation system at Arise School.  The aim was to utilise land belonging to the school to grow crops with a view to Arise becoming as self sufficient as possible The appeal was […]

Future Chefs in Learning!

3rd December 2020


Being able to cook is one of the greatest and most important lifeskills, especially as it goes hand in hand with healthy living.  That is why Arise School is concerned to promote and develop pupils’ cooking skills from a young age.

ACE Newsletter and Christmas Appeal: November 2020

24th November 2020


Dear Supporter(s), We very much hope that you and your family have been staying safe in these difficult and unprecedented times as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Whilst only too aware of the impacts of Coronavirus for so many, we hope you will respond to help Arise School overcome the effects of the pandemic […]

Arise School Celebrates Its First Grade 7 Graduation!

12th November 2020


At the start of the Tanzanian school year in January this year, Arise became a full school with 400 pupils.  For the first time, the eldest group of children, some of whom have been at the school since the first classroom opened in January 2013, went into Grade 7, their final year in primary school. […]