At rise, there are many ways individuals, organizations, and businesses can get involved with our mission of bringing social enterprise education and training to sub-Saharan Africa. As a small nonprofit, we rely greatly on your contributions and generosity.

Here’s a quick list of areas where we’d love to have your involvement and assistance. When you find an area that matches your interests and expertise, click the Learn More button to get additional details and get involved today.

Do you have an idea of something to contribute that’s not on our list? Contact us – we’d love to hear from you!

How to Get Involved

Get Involved by Participating in a Workshop

Apply to participate in our workshops as a student or facilitator (if Covid-19 regulations allow travel). We are actively seeking students and working professionals in the construction, architecture, and design and build areas. We guarantee everyone will leave our workshops transformed and with new skills and awareness!

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Use Our Matchmaking Platform for Your Next Event

rise’s co-founder, BOND Events, specializes in organizing global B2B matchmaking events for the architecture and design industry. BOND’s matchmaking platform produces pre-scheduled meetings for all attendees and significantly reduces scheduling time and errors. BOND has given rise proprietary rights to the software to offer it to conferences and event planners in the social enterprise sector.

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Fundraise for or Donate to rise

rise is 100% self-funding which means every dollar you contribute or donate goes directly to our social enterprise and entrepreneurship development program. There are many different ways to contribute, and every level of donation is greatly appreciated.

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Mentorship is critical to rise’s success, and volunteering your time is a meaningful way to get involved and make a difference. Sharing your experiences in business development, social entrepreneurship, architecture, construction or design provides invaluable learning experiences for our participants.

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