Our Mission

RISING exists to empower youth to build a better future through education, mentoring, and resources.


We seek to inspire HOPE by investing in the physical, mental, and spiritual development of underserved youth around the world so they can build meaningful lives, support their families, and contribute in a positive way to society. Will you join us?

Why Education?

Education has the power to completely change the trajectory of a young person's life, and ultimately, entire communities.

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How It Works

Local programs run by local staff and mentors on the ground in each community, with 100% transparency about where your donation goes.

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Get Involved

Join our team of donors helping fund RISING scholarships year-round or partner with us by starting a campaign!

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Read student stories and stay up-to-date on the RISING Blog

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Who We Are


Each RISING scholarship recipient is welcomed into the family and cared for like a sister or brother by mentors and fellow students.

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Staff & Mentors

The RISING team is made up of local staff who work in tandem with EM U.S. staff to help young people in Haiti build a better future.

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Our Story

RISING started as a local dream in Haiti to help kids and neighbors experience hope through education. It's become much more.

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Join us in empowering young people to build a better future.

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  RISING is a program of Experience Mission