ARISE in Antigua-Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda are located in the middle of the Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean, roughly 17 degrees north of the equator. To the south are the islands of Montserrat and Guadeloupe, and to the north and west are Nevis, St. Kitts, St. Bart’s , and St. Maarten. Antigua, the largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands, is about 14 miles long and 11 miles wide, encompassing 108 square miles.
Staff Attending the ARISE Online Training at Gard Center:
A group of participants is presently working on completing the ARISE Evidenced-Based Life Skills Training online. The Gard Center presently offers environmental education, entrepreneurship classes in agriculture, cooking, computer repair, weaving and textiles and yacht maintenance.
The staff enrolled in the ARISE online training course will be prepared to go out and work with the youth throughout their island teaching them interactive ARISE life skills lessons.