ARISE collaborates with artist Luke Jerram
Helping to empower local communities, we worked with local teams to install 21 solar powered LED streetlights within the informal settlements of Freetown. We installed the permanent lighting in public areas including water collection areas, alleyways, and toilets.
This documentary film describing the journey of this project will form part of a new large scale arts installation to be presented back in the UK, later this year.
Raj Cherubal, CEO of Chennai Smart City Limited & Jaideep Gupte from Institute of Development Studies and ARISE joins this Inclusive Cities Livecast
Shadowing Suvartha on her waste-picking route in Vijayawada
New webinar from ARISE on COVID-19
Participatory Action Research training with the Dalit Bahujan Resource Centre
From the 28-30 January 2020 a meeting was held between SPARC/SDI, the George Institute for Global Health, India and the Dalit Bahujan Resource Centre. It was a pilot training to test out some of the participatory action research tools we will use in ARISE.
Quick intro: Accountability for Informal Urban Equity Hub
More than half of the world’s people live in cities, with one in three of those living in low and middle-income countries doing so in informal settlements, sometimes known colloquially as slums, with inadequate access to services and opportunities to shape decisions about their environment. Our research will support the people in our focal communities to claim their right to health.
CBPR training in Sierra Leone
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International Women's Day 2020
What is ARISE? Tackling ill-health in the city...
We are a research partnership funded by the UK government’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). We look at health in informal settlements in India, Kenya, Bangladesh and Sierra Leone. Find out more and spread the word!
The women of Shyampur and Bhasentek talk women's empowerment
What if the poor were part of city planning?
We’re delighted that our colleague Smruti Jukur Johari, from SDI India, was asked to deliver a Ted Talk.
Linsay Gray of the University of Glasgow discusses the ARISE project
A short film on the University of Glasgow’s work on health in slums.