Rise Inc.

Rise Inc.
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MISSION

To implement youth driven programmes that allow for personal development, recognize the diverse needs of youth, and provide opportunity for all youth, regardless of circumstances , to participate , benefit and be supported in their pursuit of a successful life.

VISION

A nation with committed, conscious, productive youth, fully engaged in the process of national development.

FOCAL AREAS

Youth Development

KEY OBJECTIVES

To engage the youth and community  for positive change;

To provide mentoring to youth; and 

To create resources for youth led projects.

MAJOR/CURRENT ACHIEVEMENTS

Created the Road to Geneva project which was a youth led Child Rights research & Advocacy Project aimed at raising public awareness on children’s rights and to encourage and facilitated familiarization with related governmental, as well as NGO policies and laws; and to engage youth in the UN CRC Monitoring / reporting process;

Partnered with the International Youth Foundation to implement  the Caribbean Youth Empowerment Project (CYEP) which provided skills development training for at risk youth;

Collaborated with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) (GEF) to implement the Good Food Revolution Organic training project which sought to create a national environment that promoted healthy food consumption, revolutionizing food production by removing toxic chemicals and harmful GMOs from the Saint Lucian Food Chain; and

Launched the SAFE SPACES Community Leadership development and Peace Promotion program which aimed at creating a more peaceful and productive society, that is on a sustainable path of healthy community development.

 

Phone
(758) 459-2223
ZIP Code
Taipon Hospital , P.O Box GM711; Castries, St. Lucia
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