Comic Relief is a grant-making charity, using money raised from the United Kingdom public and from partnerships to invest in organisations doing amazing work both in the United Kingdom and internationally and advance its vision of a just world free from poverty. One of the four strategic themes of Comic Relief is the Children Survive and Thrive. The Rise and Shine project, focusing on early childhood development and being implemented in Kenya, Malawi and the United Kingdom from 2019 to 2023, falls under the theme. In Kenya, the funded partners are
Results and changes arising from the Rise and Shine project fall into four domains, which are, (i) inclusive and enabling environment for children with disabilities (ii) nurturing and supportive families and communities (iii) access to quality, integrated early childhood development (ECD) services and (iv) policy and structural change.