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Newsletter: March 2019

27th March 2019


Dear Supporter(s), Stop Press! Mt Kilimanjaro forms an awesome background to Arise School. We have just heard that it has now been successfully climbed in aid of ACE. Having set himself this tremendous challenge, we were contacted by Andrew a short while ago to say he would like to use his climb to support the […]

Andrew Successfully Reaches the “Roof of Africa”!

25th March 2019


A few weeks ago, Andrew wrote a blog about the forthcoming challenge he had set himself to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, or the “roof of Africa” as it is termed, and to raise money in aid ACE. We were delighted to learn this week that he had successfully completed his eight day climb. From Arise School, […]

Another Brilliant Effort in aid of ACE!

17th March 2019


Many of our supporters will remember the brilliant efforts made by Eleanor back in 2016 when she was only 12 years old to raise money for ACE. With the support of her Mum, Dad, Aunty and other family members, she raised over £2,000 which paid for electricity to be installed at Arise School. But, the […]

A “Really Special” School!

16th February 2019


A “Really Special” School! “We were fortunate enough to visit the school before Christmas – really special” At any school, the final day of the school year is normally looked forward to with great excitement by all the pupils – and staff! Arise School is no exception. On Friday, 7th December, the last day of […]

A “Really Special” School!

16th February 2019


A “Really Special” School! “We were fortunate enough to visit the school before Christmas – really special” At any school, the final day of the school year is normally looked forward to with great excitement by all the pupils – and staff! Arise School is no exception. On Friday, 7th December, the last day of […]

Andrew – Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in aid of ACE

4th February 2019


Sometime over the end of year break I started thinking about my plans for 2019.  I can’t quite remember when, but at some point I started thinking about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.  There’s plenty to put you off it (if you want a really blunt view do a web search for The Guardian’s article on it […]

Andrew – Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in aid of ACE

4th February 2019


Sometime over the end of year break I started thinking about my plans for 2019.  I can’t quite remember when, but at some point I started thinking about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.  There’s plenty to put you off it (if you want a really blunt view do a web search for The Guardian’s article on it […]

Congratulations Arise Pupils On Your Exam Success!

1st February 2019


At the end of November, along with students in all other Tanzanian schools, pupils in Grade 4 at Arise School sat exams set by the National Examinations Council of Tanzania. Aged 10/11 years, this was only the second year that Arise pupils have reached this stage and, following the registration of the school with the […]

Congratulations Arise Pupils On Your Exam Success!

1st February 2019


At the end of November, along with students in all other Tanzanian schools, pupils in Grade 4 at Arise School sat exams set by the National Examinations Council of Tanzania. Aged 10/11 years, this was only the second year that Arise pupils have reached this stage and, following the registration of the school with the […]

Back to School

17th January 2019


At the beginning of last week, Arise School reopened for the start of the new academic year. We heard just a few days ago that 363 students had registered in the course of the first week!. This time six years ago, when Arise first opened its doors to children from the Wiri community, there were […]