Relationships
Inspiring
Social
Enterprise

Working towards a world where
sustainable social enterprises,
created by local entrepreneurs
from low income countries, are the norm

in loco program is a design & build training program taking place in Lesotho, Southern Africa.

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Tools for Social Impact

Tools for Social Impact

As part of our mission to support social enterprise, rise offers tools to social enterprises and conference organizers.

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Workshops

Workshops

Participating in rise’s in loco workshops in country is a wonderful way to be a part of creating a culture of social entrepreneurship.

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Fundraising

Fundraising

rise is a 100% self-funding non-profit which means that every dollar donated goes directly to our social entrepreneurship programs.

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Volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to help rise with planning and delivering our social enterprise training programs in sub-Saharan Africa.

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programs

in loco: Lesotho 2017-18

An Architecture & Construction Program

in loco: Lesotho is a residential program which will run from October 2017 to August 2018. A cohort of 20 recently graduated Basotho students from local Architecture and Construction Schools will participate for the duration of the program alongside ten international students who will join for specific ten-day workshops.

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God’s Love Centre

An Entrepreneurship & Work Skills Development Program

In 2017-18, rise will deliver a new building to the God’s Love Centre orphanage in Lesotho, Southern Africa using the in loco approach, a hands-on design and building experience, focused on knowledge exchange, capacity building, cooperation and development.

This, combined with entrepreneurship training, will enable the orphanage to become more self-sustaining by launching income generating activities.

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if you want to go
fast, go alone.
if you want to go
far, go together.

- African Proverb

news and media

Lesotho, a land with a big smile

Lesotho, a land with a big smile

Read the experience of a visiting architect from Italy to Lesotho

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in loco fellows blog series #2: Becoming who, I will

in loco fellows blog series #2: Becoming who, I will

Read the 2nd in the in loco blog series 2019 where you get an insight into the thoughts and feelings of our fellows. This blog is by Nkhole Thakhisi fondly known as Kole.

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in loco fellows blog series #3: Success comes from good networking and a lot of experience

in loco fellows blog series #3: Success comes from good networking and a lot of experience

In this day and age in our country of Lesotho in order to succeed in any profession you’ve got to have connections and experience, a...

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Lesotho, una terra con grande sorriso

Lesotho, una terra con grande sorriso

Lesotho, una terra con grande sorriso rinchiusa in dei confini troppo stretti per poter sprigionare la sua forte energia. Questa è la frase con cui...

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