Africa's Children in Education


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 […]

Meet Teacher Martha Maina

19th March 2021

Martha joined Arise School as a teacher back in 2016.  She studied at college in the local town of Moshi and loves teaching, in particular, Grade 2.  Martha especially loves teaching at Arise, banana stew and pilau! Emmanuel and Martha now have three young daughters.  Like their mother, two of them love being at Arise […]

Making Arise School Self Sustaining: From Christmas Appeal to Cow Project

5th March 2021

Those of you who are regular followers of ACE will know that the long term aim is for Arise School to become self sustaining.  Over the years, various projects have been developed towards this end, including: purchase of a locally made bread oven for the school to bake its own bread construction of a well […]

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 […]