LIFTING THOSE WITH LEPROSY

Rising Star Outreach exists to help the leprosy colonies of India become thriving, self-sufficient communities.

 We are accomplishing this mission through three major initiatives:

EDUCATION

One of the fastest and most effective ways to overcome the fear and stigma associated with leprosy is through education.

MEDICAL CARE

Through mobile clinics and partnerships with area hospitals, we provide critical medical treatment for patients affected by leprosy.

COLONY DEVELOPMENT

Rising Star Outreach helps facilitate infrastructure, growth and community development within India’s leprosy colonies.

LEPROSY IS A CURABLE DISEASE

This simple fact is still not common knowledge. Many volunteers are asked by concerned friends and family, “Isn’t leprosy super contagious?” and, “Aren’t you afraid to touch them?” Worse yet, the superstition and stigma surrounding this disease continue to have a divisive, destructive effect on so many communities.

There is hope. You can see it in the faces of these bright young students. You can hear it in their voices. We can spread this message by learning and sharing the answers to these questions.

There’s much more to do. Through people like you, our programs create lasting solutions to this ancient problem.

Help us make an impact.

Your contributions support programs and initiatives that are changing lives.

Help us make an impact.

Your contributions support programs and initiatives that are changing lives.

IN 63 LEPROSY COLONIES ACROSS INDIA

Our patients have received more than 99,700 instances of medical care, issued over 300 micro-grants to colony members, and educated 430 children.

But we’re not done yet.

We need your help. Here’s how you can get involved.

GO ON AN EXPEDITION

Personally witness how your
contributions make a difference

SPONSOR A CHILD

Form a lasting bond with your child
through meaningful interactions

START A CAMPAIGN

Introduce our mission to others
as you plan and carry out a campaign

GO ON AN EXPEDITION

 

 Personally witness how your
contributions make a difference

 

 

SPONSOR A CHILD

 

 Form a lasting bond with your child
through meaningful interactions 

 

 

START A CAMPAIGN

 

 Introduce our mission to others
as you plan and carry out a campaign 

 

 

ATTEND AN EVENT

Join us as we host multiple
events throughout the year

WORK WITH US

Interns and professional advisors
are invaluable to our growth

BE AN AMBASSADOR

Spread awareness about
our mission and programs

ATTEND AN EVENT

 

Join us as we host multiple
events throughout the year 

 

 

WORK WITH US

 

Interns and professional advisors
are invaluable to our growth

 

 

 

BE AN AMBASSADOR

 

Spread awareness about
our mission and programs

 

 

WHAT WE’RE UP AGAINST

The number of new leprosy cases in India by the end of 2016

The estimated number of Indians now permanently disfigured by leprosy

The estimated number of leprosy colonies within India today

Sponsor A Child

Give hope to a child, his or her family, and a whole generation of leprosy affected communities.

For less than a dollar a day, you can make a difference in the life of a child.

COOKING FOR A CAUSE

We’re thrilled to tell you about an amazing friend to Rising Star, Si Foster of A Bountiful Kitchen!

Si joined us on a volunteer expedition to India earlier this year. Since her return, she has been using her success and platform to help us reach her audience. As a true ambassador, she recently hosted a day of cooking classes, demos, raffles, and a presentation about her expedition (special thanks to Orson Gygi for hosting).

This video shows highlights from Si’s volunteer expedition, including a very special pancake night that she and our other lovely volunteers did for the kids at our school.

VOLUNTEER EXPEDITIONS

When you join us on an expedition, you’ll experience rich human connections as you alleviate the suffering of the leprosy affected and contribute to the needs of the colonies you visit. You’ll also get a chance to play with and mentor the children at our school, and spend valuable time with your sponsored child.

Ready to start the journey of a lifetime?

CONTACT US

801.820.0466
info@risingstaroutreach.org

FAX
678.623.0702

OFFICE
3305 N. UNIVERSITY AVE, STE 250
PROVO, UT 84604

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