Africa's Children in Education


Rabbits Arrive at Arise!

4th November 2021

Arise School is always looking for ways to become self sustaining.  The school already grows enough vegetables and bananas to feed the children.  Chickens, cows and goats also produce eggs, meat and fresh milk to provide pupils with a varied diet and much needed nutritious food.  All of this helps to reduce the cost of […]

Everyone Is A Winner!

22nd October 2021

Students and staff at Arise have been making good use of their football pitch to take a  break from the rigours of their academic timetable and release some pent up energy.  Arise staff are also only too aware of the benefits to the children, as well as themselves, of physical exercise with Friday afternoons at […]

Arise Celebrates Its Local Volunteers 15.10.21

15th October 2021

Since Arise first opened its doors, it has embraced and harnessed the contribution of the local community, including that of local volunteers. In recent weeks, pupils and staff said their farewells to two such volunteers, Annasia and Lovegod, In their time at Arise, they have made different but equally valuable contributions to the school. Annasia […]

A Very Fitting Farewell For Grade 7

1st October 2021

On Saturday, 18 September, following completion of their national exams, Arise School said farewell to this year’s Grade 7 students.  Subject to their success in the exams, they will move to secondary school in January 2022.  A farewell party was held at Arise to celebrate them reaching this landmark in their education. Ombaeli, the Headteacher, […]

Arise School Brings the Benefits of ICT to the Local Community

18th June 2021

In April, the newly built Computer Room at Arise came in to use as a resource for the school.  It was built following a successful grant application by ACE to the British and Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) with the aim of bringing the benefits of ICT both to Arise School and the local community.   […]

Arise Computer Room Up and Running.

11th June 2021

Renting a House with a Purpose

14th May 2021

In early 2019, one of our ACE supporters pledged an extremely generous donation to the charity which he wanted to be used specifically towards Arise School becoming self sustaining.  He also particularly wanted this to be done in a way that would benefit the community.  It was decided to build ten houses on land owned […]

Arise Pupils Shine on the Sports Field!

30th April 2021

We were delighted to receive photos this week of some of the older Arise pupils participating in the Umitashunta Sports and to learn that some of them were successful, both in their individual events and, also, in being selected to join the district team for the regional competitions. A number of the Arise female pupils […]

Bringing the Benefits of ICT to Arise School and the Local Community

16th April 2021

This three year project involved building and equipping a Computer Room at Arise.  As a necessary part of the application, alongside the grant from BFSS, ACE, Arise and the local community each provided some funding or donations in kind towards the initiative. As well as being a resource available to the teachers and the whole […]

“Happy to serve others with a smile each day”

2nd April 2021

Since Arise School first opened its doors, Atuvonikisie (Atu), has been serving healthy and nutritious meals to pupils and staff alike in her role as cook.   We well remember seeing Atu at work in those early days.  At one point, she was making porridge every day on an open wood fire for the 88 […]