Education changes everything.


Mali is one of the most vibrant countries in the world -- rich in history and music and hope.  Yet Mali struggles by nearly every measure of poverty and progress. Mali Rising Foundation partners with parents in remote villages to provide the most fundamental, yet most successful, tool for self-empowerment -- education.


Our kids

Wonder why we do what we do? Meet our kids and explore their dreams for the future and you'll know why.

Help build our next school

Learn more about our next school and donate for a chance to win the right to name the school! Get engaged....

Make The Case for Caring Essay

Here for our essay contest? High school students can win fortune and fame (okay, modest on both counts) in the Make the Case for Caring essay contest. Learn more.