Who We Are


At We Rise International we believe that every community has strengths 

to combat the problems that face the world today.  Neighbors lift up 

neighbors. Strangers help each other. 

Working with communities of all sizes, We Rise empowers people of all backgrounds  to maximize their strengths and respond to their struggles

 – together. 

Our Mission:

Empowering the World with Health and Hope

Our Values: 

Interconnection, Equity, Respect, Compassion, Innovation, Resilience


Current Programs


Our current project, a group of U.S. based initiatives known as 

the Streetlights Project, began in 2018, helping communities promote mental wellness, reduce substance addictions, and decrease the stigma that affects individuals struggling with mental illnesses and addictions.  Other projects and partnerships are currently in the pipeline.  

Employment and Internships


Do you share our vision? Click here for Job Opportunities and Internships

Our History


How a conversation over coffee in Ethiopia was our beginning...

Quarterly Newsletter:

We Rise International Newsletter, Fall 2019 (pdf)


Contact Us

We Rise International

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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