Discover why every child is a somebody

Watch this thought-provoking video and discover why every child is a somebody. This video is produced by Ilifa Labantwana (Children’s Heritage), a South African Early Childhood Development organisation, which is pioneering an essential package of ECD services... read more

Arise Stories – Meet an Adoptee

Today, for World Adoption Day 2015, we are launching the first in a series of short stories of adoption. The full series will be released next year, but to get started, we introduce you to a good friend of ours from right here in Cape Town… This is a new thing... read more

World Adoption Day is 9 November

Did you know that 9 November is World Adoption Day? Post your photo with a smiley face on your hand with the hashtag #worldadoptionday to join the thousands around the world who support adoption and adoptive families. While you’re at it, add the hashtag... read more

September News & Prayer Update

The Arise family has been busy celebrating (and growing!) over the past month! Family News Our Director, Steven Nicholson, welcomed home a third child, Lelethu Elizabeth, adopted from East London at the end of July. Dani Moosajie, our Social Worker, gave birth to a... read more

October News & Prayer Update

We can barely believe that we are now in October and ready to start our spring schedule at Arise! Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity toward us throughout the year. As we kick off the last quarter of the year, we value your prayers more than ever... read more

Welcome to the launch of our new website!

We are very excited to reveal our new and improved Arise website to you! It has been a long journey to get this point but we are finally here! Arise will continually update this website so you can be sure to be informed of the latest programmes, courses, workshops,... read more