Interview with Jane Mraz

Interview with Jane Mraz Why should you consider supporting Tribe Rising’s efforts to build schools in Gurap? Consider what long-time Tribe Rising supporter Jane Mraz had to say about what inspires her in the interview below: What impels you to support Tribe Rising? And why should other people care about what Tribe Rising is doing? […]

A New World Order

A New World Order It’s a Beautiful Day “St Xavier’s Gurap has succeeded largely due to its holistic approach to community engagement. The teachers and staff give importance to tribal customs and culture while providing opportunities for growth through education—the most important tool for giving strength to underprivileged children. The school is a long-term, transparent commitment to […]

Interview with Joanne and Dick Spotwood

Interview with Joanne and Dick Spotwood Check out this interview from our wonderful Tribe Rising sponsors, Joanne and Dick Spotwood! What impels you to support Tribe Rising? And why should other people care about what Tribe Rising is doing? J: The chance to help provide educational opportunities to the Gurap students and to bring a […]

Interview with Deborah and Jonathan Goldman

Interview with Anne Grycz Check out this fabulous interview with Deborah and Jonathan Goldmen, early supporters of Tribe Rising! Deborah and Jonathan Goldman were some of Tribe Rising’s very first supporters.  We’re very grateful to Deborah for sharing some of her journey and her reasons for supporting Tribe Rising in the interview below: What impels […]

The Water Lantern Festival — Hope Is For Everyone!

The Water Lantern Festival Hope Is For Everyone! In many Indian and Indian-American communities, a water lantern festival is a communal event that celebrates connection, happiness and hope for the future. During her trip to Waco to speak at St. Jerome Catholic Church, Annette created a Tribe Rising lantern to proclaim that #hopeisforeveryone! Here are […]

Many Thanks to The Rotary Club of Marin Sunrise

Many Thanks to The Rotary Club of Marin Sunrise We are deeply grateful to the internationally-minded members of this Rotary Club that was based in Larkspur, CA (recently merged with another club) for providing Tribe Rising India with a $2,000 grant to support the hiring of tutors and study buddies for our middle and high […]

Invitations are out!

Invitations are out! Join Us and Celebrate It’s hard to believe Tribe Rising India is 5 years old! Thanks to you, our generous supporters, and your commitment to the Santal children, we are doing what many said could not be done. This brand new, modern, 1200-student high school for Santal students is open! Our girls […]

Interview with Katharine and David Spencer

Interview with Katharine and David Spencer Katharine & David Spencer were some of Tribe Rising’s very first supporters. Check out their reasons for doing so, and learn a bit more about these two fabulous individuals in the interview below! Q: What impels you to support Tribe Rising? And why should other people care about what […]

Malati and Mongoli’s Stories | Santal Shakti

Malati and Mongoli | Santal Shakti In Indian philosophy, “shakti” is a concept describing female strength and empowerment; it is an innate feminine energy running through everyone. This February, we had the honor of interviewing several Santal mothers of St. Xavier’s Gurap students, and as they told stories of old dreams lost and channeled into […]

Mandi and Sarothi’s Stories | Santal Shakti

Mandi and Sarothi | Santal Shakti In Indian philosophy, “shakti” is a concept describing female strength and empowerment; it is an innate feminine energy running through everyone. This February, we had the honor of interviewing several Santal mothers of St. Xavier’s Gurap students, and as they told stories of old dreams lost and channeled into […]