Our Impact

  • Schools Built:

    • 18 TOTAL
    • 17 Middle Schools
    • 1 Elementary School

    Current Enrollment:

    • 3,301 STUDENTS TOTAL
    • 7th grade - 1,253 students
    • 8th grade - 1005 students
    • 9th grade - 1043 students

    Total number of children impacted since we started:

    10,831 STUDENTS

News and Updates

  • Donor Grants School in Honor of Volunteer
    Donor Grants School in Honor of Volunteer Don't you always wish the universe would reward the outstanding people you know? That somehow the universe would acknowledge the incredible volunteers, leaders, and the behind-the-scenes supporters? Well the universe did. Through The Sunlight Giving Fund, an anonymous donor generously contributed $55,000 to Mali Rising Foundation to build a school in honor of our board's Vice Chair, Jill Miller. Jill…
  • Traveling to Our Teachers: Listening to Needs
    Traveling to Our Teachers: Listening to Needs Imagine you're a young, freshly minted teacher in Mali. You may have a ninth grade education and -- if you're very lucky -- a few years of college training. Then you find yourself in a remote rural village, far from friends and family. You may not have electricity at home. You likely have few teaching tools in your classroom. And…

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