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RISE is a non-governmental (non-profit) organization operating with a volunteer staff and limited funds.  We rely on the support of generous volunteers and donors to help us carry out our mission. If you have a passion for youth, please support us! Simply call or email your interest to support our work. No donation is too small.


We wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to Diane & Keith Smith of Sterling Insurance Services Ltd. - our most consistent, long-time supporters with a monthly covenant since January '11 to the present.

Thanks also to the the following financial Sponsors:

Saint Lucia Football Association, Bank of Saint Lucia, Blue Waters, USAID through CFYR/PADF, Laboratory Services & Consultations Ltd. -sponsors of the SAFE SPACES Futsal Peace League

LUCELEC Foundation - gold sponsor of our SAFE SPACES project launch in Ciceron in June 2017

WORLD PEDIATRIC PROJECT - support of RISE Mobile Youth clinic

UNDP GEF SGP - sponsorship of Good Food Revolution organic agriculture promoting project - '16

St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association - sponsorship of Good Food Revolution organic agriculture promoting project - '16

Courts (St. Lucia) Ltd. - sponsorship of RISE Youth Film festival - '14, '15

Rotary Club of St. Lucia - donation of a shared Mobile Youth clinic bus(with St. Lucia Planned Parenthood, National Skills Development Centre) 

 Windward & Leeward Breweries Ltd - support of St. Lucian Visionaries Project

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (Caribbean) - sponsorship of Rebuild Our World post-Hurricane Tomas project Nov '10

Embassy of the Netherlands Antilles; Finnish Embassy - sponsorship of our Road to Geneva Child Rights research project - Sept '09

Ministry of Social Transformation - sponsorship of Junior Visionaries After-school Program

St. Lucia National Community Foundation (NCF)  - support for Dennery Child Development Center Project - '09

St. Lucia Peace Corps - Peace Corp Volunteers - '09 to '14

International Youth Foundation - institutional capacity-building

USAID - institutional capacity building

Embassy of Germany - sponsorship of Hurricane Tomas Disater Relief & Sanitation Project - Nov '10

St. Lucia Social Development Fund (SSDF) - sponsorship of Rebuild Our World Project- Jan '11

Mr. Martin Felix, Johnson & Wales University  - computers donation

British High Commission     

National Community Foundation

1st National Bank  

Taj Weekes & TOCO Foundation - donated football gear to Soufriere RISE members

Laboratory Services & Consultations Ltd - office space; secretarial services; school supplies donations

Mr. Albert Joseph, Spinners Club -  meeting space donation


Our in-kind supporters and volunteers are equally valued and are:

Royal St. Lucia Police Force especially Community Relations Branch South

Ministries of Agriculture & of Sustainable Development - in kind sponsorship of Good Food Revolution organic agriculture promoting project - '16

British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce

St. Lucia Media Houses

Jamaica National Youth Service

World Bank & National HIV/AIDS Program  

Bank of St. Lucia/ECFH                                                       

LIAT (1974) Ltd.


St. Lucia Development Bank (SLDB)                                   

Sandals Resorts                                                                          

International Youth Foundation                                             

Coco Palm Hotel                                                                     

Auberge Seraphine Hotel                                                       

Mr. Dominic Fedee

Dr. Alice Kaiser-Drobney, SRU                                            

La Haut Plantation resort                                                                                                                                                   Ms. Gwyneth Matthew-Chapman                                          

Cotton Bay Resorts                                                                                      

Dr. Carl Mack, NSBE and Goldman Sachs &                              

Bay Gardens Hotel

Sir Arthur Lewis Community College                                   


St. Lucia Helicopters                                                             

Illinois Institute of Technology                                             

Dr. L. Patton & Mr. G. Doyle, IIT                                                                                      


Ecoventures Ltd.                                                                   

National Cycle Association

Winners TV      

St. Lucia Red Cross

Mr. Colin Weekes                                                                  

Mr. Randall Mondesir

Mr. P. Foster & Associates      

Mr. Michael Chastanet

Ms. A. Alcindor, APA Business Conduits

Ms. Barbara Jacobs & Right Angle Imaging                                        

National Skills Development Centre                                     

Dr. K. Mason & CARE staff

US Embassy Visa Section, Barbados                                   

Mr. M. Joseph & BelFund staff                                                                                           

Drs. David & Dianne Worrel                                                

Dr. Mirajkar Tushar

St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce                                        

Mr. R. Gajadhar & CIE Ltd.

Org. of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)                            

Ms. Mary Scarlett


UNDP Youth Talk Through Arts                                        

Ponm Damou Kreations

Ms. Terrayne Crawford                                                        

Ms. Ava Ellis & Mr. Lionel Ellis (Radio 107.9)

Ms. Paula Mohammed, UNDP                                             

Mr. Terrance Leonard

Ms. Michelle Serieux                                                           

Island Scene 758

Courts (St. Lucia) Ltd.                                                          

Excel Signs

Mr. Ryan Mack                                                                     

Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, UWI, Cave Hill

Taj Weekes & TOCO                                                           

Jus’ Sail & Youth in Action Project

St. Lucia Electricity Services Ltd. (LUCELEC)                 

New Zealand Government

ALGAS Organics                                                                 

Chief Tree Initiative

St. Lucia Bureau of Standards

British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce                           

BPP University, UK with J. Wagner-James, Jose Castro, R. Charlton, S. Noon, Dr. E Hilaire, Ronald “Boo” Hinkson, Matthew Beaubrun, Leevie Herrelle, George Alcindor, Mandish Singh

Peace Corps: A. Palmeri, J. Leshnower, A. Sanders-Kim   Embassies – US, Netherlands, Germany, Finland            

GOSL: Ministries of Youth &Sports; Social Transformation; Health; Education; Public Service; Tourism; Creative Industries; Agriculture; Sustainable Development & Environment

Chicago Defender Charities, Colonel E. Scott & Pastor M. Pfleger, St. Sabina church, Chicago

Child Rights (Road To Geneva) Partners: Child Rights Connect, St. Lucia Blind Welfare Assoc., National Council for Persons with Disabilities, St. Lucia Planned Parenthood Assoc., National Youth Council, AIDS Action Foundation; Sacred Sports Foundation

We are appealing to civic-minded and sensible Business and community leaders to support us in an evolving impactful project Safe Spaces that we are currently developing, to empower and support individual communities to mitigate and prevent violence. Support for this project will be enlightened self-interest on the part of local businesses in their respective communities.

For more information or to discuss a donation or support for a project, please email us at <>;link us on Facebook or call 459-2223; 484-3470; 484-3571

Book Donations

posted Aug 16, 2012, 10:47 AM by Rise St. Lucia

RISE (St. Lucia) Inc, Leadership and Self Development Library for youth

Please help us develop our library by donating books that have transformed your life or chose from our "Wish List" of books below.

Knowledge is power, what better way to empower young minds by having them understand and take ownership of their own lives.


RISE (St. Lucia) Inc. mailing address:

PO Box GM 711
Gablewoods Mall
Castries, St. Lucia
West Indies


Further Information:

Self Improvement Essentials -

The Best Books on Self Confidence -

The Importance of Self Confidence -

Life With Confidence -


Our Wish List:

The Confidence Plan: How to Build a Stronger You by Tim Ursiny

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey Received! Thank you Nelson!

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2012: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard N. Bolles Received! Thank you Nelson!

Water the Flowers Not the Weeds by Fletcher Peacock Received! Thank you Nelson!

Influencing with Integrity: Management Skills for Communication and Negotiation by Genie Z. Laborde

Walking With Giants: The Role of Confidence, Ingenuity, and Ordinary People in the Making of Development by Bramwell Osula and Harvey Cenac

Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Life by Anthony Robbins

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money-That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman Received! Thank you Nelson!

How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex by John Gray

The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership by James C. Hunter

Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain de Botton

The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard

The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success by Nicholas Lore

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