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Via Adelaide Ristori 44, 00197 - Rome, Italy

Italian VAT Number 91015070633


Still I Rise is an international NGO founded in 2018: its main goal is to provide education and protection for refugee and destitue children. Still I Rise is independent and free from any financial relationship with Governments, the European Union or the United Nations. Its name is inspired by the poem “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou, a hymn against prejudice, injustice and discrimination.

Still I RIse is composed of five operation teams. Check the “organization” page on our website to meet our team members!

You can find the answer on FAQ n. 1 “What is Still I Rise?”.

Still I Rise is entirely independent. We do not accept funds from the European Union, Governments or the United Nations.

Click here to discover all of our programs. 

Click here to visit the "Support us" webpage. You can donate through:

  • Bank transfer
  • Paypal
  • 5X1000
  • Solidary gifts
  • Amazon Wishlist
  • Facebook fundraisers

Moreover you can email us at to join our groups of supporters in Italy helping out our projects.

We suggest you check our Community on Facebook to stay updated.

You can discover more on the wish lists webpage.

You can email us at we will contact our Team Managers to assess the most critical needs of our ground operations.

You can contact us by email at

Through our Facebook and Instagram pages you can be constantly updated on the goals we achieve. Moreover you can check our annual financial statement on our website, which presents all our expenses.

Donations to Still I Rise are tax deductible in Italy and may be tax deductible in your country. Email to learn more, and request a receipt. Be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Name and Surname
  • Donation method and date of the donation
  • Tax code or VAT number

Residence or registered office Donations made through our Amazon Wishlists, Facebook fundraisers, or other external fundraising platforms (GoFundMe, etc.) are not tax deductible.

Deduction options for companies are:

  1. Subtraction from the taxable income of charitable donations of less than 30.000 euros or to an amount not greater than 2% of a company’s declared income. (art. 100, subparagraph 2, lett. h of D.P.R. n. 917/86).
  2. Deduction from net taxable income of donations, money or other, to an amount not greater than 10% of the total declared taxable income. (art. 83, subparagraph 2 of D.Lgs. n. 117/2017).

Our merchandising can only be bought on by searching “Still I Rise” on the “search” section.

If you want to bring our photo exhibition to your city, email
Nicoletta, the project’s creator, will answer as soon as possible and make arrangements with you.

How can my school join Still I Rise’s school project? Email

Check the “JOIN US” section on our website and find out about our vacancies and how to apply!

Find out if there is any active group in your area by sending an email to This way you will be sure to get in contact with groups collaborating with us.

In addition to individual supporters, at the moment the following groups are collaborating with us:

  • In Cammino per Still I Rise
  • Insieme per Samos
  • Varese per Still I Rise

Email us at for further information.

Companies in Italy can donate (see tax deductions FAQ 15), arrange meetings for their employees to raise awareness on our mission and give information on the free donation of 5X1000; they can, together with our Event Team, organize events, charity dinners or fundraisers. Companies can also send their own products with the consent of the Still I Rise Italian team by emailing

For any other project you may want to submit to the team, contact

For all other matters, email