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Winrock International

Legacy Project

ARISE Teacher Support Program

Overcrowded classrooms, low pay and limited professional development makes it hard to be a teacher in Malawi. And low teacher morale makes it tough for children to get a quality education. Japan Tobacco International, which sources much of its tobacco in Malawi and funds the ARISE pilot program there, is providing training and resources to teachers in three rural areas of the country where ARISE is active. This support for teachers helps improve the quality of education and contributes to lower levels of child labor.

Funder: Japan Tobacco International

Project Timeline: January 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016

Country: Malawi

Program Areas: Education, Child Labor Prevention and Human Rights, Education and Empowerment