ARISE has already achieved results for children and their families in smallholder tobacco farms where we work. Our projects have raised awareness of the importance of education for children, fostered an increased economic opportunity for many in tobacco-growing communities, and seen positive institutional and regulatory developments.
Female farmer leads fight on child labor
Leonia Etienne was elected as Chairperson of the Community Child Labor Committee in Chali Village, Tanzania.Read more
Mothers learn and earn
In Malawi ARISE has trained women in management skills, and helped create new businesses. The women have since established a Village Savings and Loan Scheme.Read more
“Education is important”
A refurbishment and upgrade of classrooms has helped farmer Musa Rashid Malale decide to send his children to the local school instead of sending them away.Read more