Interview with Anne Grycz

Interview with Anne Grycz Check out this fabulous interview with Anne Grycz, who recently traveled with Annette to Gurap! What impels you to support Tribe Rising? And why should other people care about what Tribe Rising is doing? I believe it is an obligation for those of us in comfortable life situations to reach out […]

It’s A Beautiful Day

It’s A Beautiful Day It’s A Beautiful Day The first high school designated to educate only Santal children is open! After generations of students leaving school after 4th grade only to enter lives of struggle and abject poverty, St Xavier’s Gurap is affording our Santal students a chance to dream. And thanks to all the […]

Where is Gurap?

Where Is Gurap? West Bengal In this post, we will be walking you through a virtual trip to Gurap! Gurap is in India, of course, but more specifically, Gurap is located in the state of West Bengal, which has a population of over 100,000,000 people over an area of approximately 35,000 square miles. It is […]

The People Who Nurture Gurap’s Students

The People Who Nurture Gurap’s Students The People Who Nurture Gurap’s Students The people who nurture Gurap’s students are growing! We’ve come a long way from the original team of 6. So what’s the big deal you might be asking, schools have people. Well, in addition to their number, until a short time ago, many […]

Awestruck!

AWESTRUCK! Awestruck! I am just back from India and the thrill of inaugurating the first high school for Santal students in West Bengal! It was shocking to see how much difference a year has made. The building is now enclosed and filling up with desks, computers, and children!! It is much bigger than it appeared […]

Republic Day in Gurap

Republic Day in Gurap Republic Day in Gurap! St. Xavier’s Gurap celebrates Republic Day! Students at Gurap came together this past week to celebrate Republic Day, which commemorates the adoption of the Constitution of India on January 26, 1950, a historic achievement from the newly independent nation. The outfits the students are wearing carry a […]

Here’s to Another Year of Great Hope!

Here’s to Another Year of Great Hope!   Here’s to Another Year of Great Hope! Happy New Year from Tribe Rising India! Cheers to Another Year of Hope! The new school year is getting off to a great start for the 550 students at St Xavier’s Gurap! On January 4 and 5 the students and […]

Happy Holidays

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!   Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays from Tribe Rising India! This has been a banner year for our program in Gurap! We dedicated the first girls’ dormitory and began building the first high school explicitly dedicated to Santal students on a substantial plot of new land the school now owns. And St Xavier’s Gurap […]

Giving Tuesday 2023

Giving Tuesday 2023 Giving Tuesday 2023 “There is really no such thing as the voiceless. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.”– Arundhati Roy, author, The God of Small Things   What are these little faces thinking? What do they want to say? How do these budding photographers* see the world? For […]

Giving Tuesday Almost Here

Giving Tuesday Almost Here Giving Tuesday Almost Here The beauty of Giving Tuesday is that donors can be assured that every organization is a valid 501c3 which is making a difference in communities in your neighborhood or, like Tribe Rising India, in places around the world with names you may have never heard before. As […]