Still I Rise

Still I Rise è un’organizzazione non profit internazionale e completamente indipendente, fondata nel 2018. Attraverso l'istituzione di centri educativi e scuole internazionali, l’obiettivo è offrire educazione, sicurezza e protezione ai minori profughi, svantaggiati, orfani e dimenticati nei luoghi più caldi della migrazione globale.

Still I Rise to receive Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice in Mumbai

The organization is among this year’s awardees for its world-changing work in providing quality education to refugee children.  Still I Rise is among the recipients of the 18th Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice for its work providing high-quality…

Greece: Frontex fails to report potential violations of human rights

Seven civil society organizations from Samos island brief MEPs, ahead of LIBE Committee meeting on October 10th. Frontex is not using its internal monitoring and reporting mechanism to investigate potential violations of fundamental rights or international protection obligations: this is…

Payment technology company Stripe bans Still I Rise with no clear explanation

100 thousand euros in losses have been reported since June. According to the organization, humanitarian activities in northwestern Syria could have determined Stripe’s move. U.S.-based platform Stripe, used for collecting donations by credit cards, has terminated its fund transfer service…

Northwest Syria: UN resolution period halves. This is how humanitarian aid is exploited

On 12th of July, 2022, the UN Security Council approved the conditional renewal of humanitarian aid through the Bab Al-Hawa crossing. Still I Rise’s alarm: “The lives of 4.4 million people have been turned into an instrument of political pressure.”…

Greece, mission accomplished. Still I Rise fulfills its educational goal in Samos

Lessons at Mazì center will end in mid-May, but the organization will continue its advocacy work  in the country. A needs assessment is ongoing on mainland Greece, with the aim of a possible relocation of the educational project, if needed.…

Dr Congo: Still I Rise opens Pamoja, a school for children working in the mines

After months of intense work, Still I Rise has opened Pamoja, an emergency and rehabilitation school in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The students are child laborers who have been digging and cleaning minerals from local mine sites. They will…

International School Awards 2021: Still I Rise International School of Nairobi wins a special commendation

Still I Rise International School of Nairobi has won a Special Commendation at the International School Awards 2021. The competition received 261 entries from 48 countries and Still I Rise was one of the 13 category winners. Back in September…

Greece: Minister of Immigration threatens criminal investigations of lawyer who denounces pushbacks

Following direct testimony by Cornelia Ernst, Member of the European Parliament, about a pushback underway in Samos, Notis Mitarachi makes a denial and announces investigations by the authorities of Dimitris Choulis, a human rights lawyer and a consultant for Still…

Still I Rise and Médecins sans Frontières hold a partnership to improve their offer to vulnerable and refugee children in Kenya

Still I Rise Kenya and Médecins Sans Frontières have entered into a collaboration that will allow both organisations to improve and expand their own services. The collaboration includes an exchange program, which will be fully activated during the month of…

Locked in and neglected: more human rights violations in the Samos hotspot

With a new report, Still I Rise denounces the discrimination and mistreatment suffered by refugees and asylum seekers in Greece during the management of the COVID-19 emergency Throughout the pandemic, asylum seekers residing in the Samos hotspot were subjected to…

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