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VoteWe need your VOTE!

We need your votes!!!! We are one of three charities selected to go to a public vote to become charity of the year for our Sainsbury’s Local store (120 Chiswick High Road). We rely on support from individuals and community groups for our funding, so winning charity of the year would be a big deal […]

Dad with this childrenDad’s are important too

What better time than Father’s Day to say ‘you dads, you’re important too’. As important as dads are development project all too frequently ignore them and focus exclusively on women. Empowering women and girls is vital work, but there times we must engage with men, especially dads, if we are to help families get out […]

Sisters with babies at Moyo Babies Home Uganda4 ways your donation can help at Moyo Babies’ Home

The Moyo Babies’ Home is a shining beacon of hope and refuge for orphaned and abandoned children in Uganda. More than ever our help is needed to ensure that the home continues to offer the finest and most loving care for those babies and young children who are in terrible need. Yet through the inspirational […]

David with PARUDAMy experience volunteering in Uganda

Volunteering in Uganda with IRT’s partner organization PARUDA  was an amazing experience! As an accountant, I was looking to use my skills to help a charity and I found out that IRT needed someone to go to Uganda and help their partner organization PARUDA. They needed help ensuring accurate accounting records as well as providing […]

Ride London 2015Join IRT for the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100

Be part of the BIGGEST cycling event in the UK Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. With leg-testing climbs and a route made famous by the world’s best […]

Sisters of South SudanHelping the Sisters in South Sudan to reopen girls’ school

For many years we have supported Sr. Josephine Tresoldi and Sr. Franca Fusato in the great work they have done over that time to build up the capacity of the Missionary Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Sisters of Mary for short. The Sisters of Mary, some of whom are South Sudanese and some […]

Sisters with babies at Moyo Babies Home UgandaHelping to lead the way in changing social care in Uganda

IRT has been supporting the Moyo Babies’ Home in Northern Uganda for many years. The Home provides a safe haven and loving environment for 62 babies and young children under the age of 5. All of these children are either orphans or at risk. In recent years Uganda has seen an alarming increase in the […]

Christmas around the worldAround the World at Christmas

What’s Christmas like for you? If you’re reading this in the UK your answer will probably include at least one of the following: mince pies, Christmas cracks and those paper hats, lighting the Christmas pudding, the Queen’s Christmas Address and watching Love Actually. And ff you’re like me (Katie), it will also include sweet potato […]

Volunteers in South SudanMake Change Happen and Volunteer

What does it mean to volunteer? The dictionary defines it as “to freely offer to do something.” But here at IRT, we like to think of volunteering as meaning “to make change happen!” Volunteering creates change because for change to happen you must do something. Nothing changes if you just sit there feeling sorry and […]

Volunteer at St MarksHelping The Blind And Vulnerable In South Sudan

Living with a disability makes life a bit more difficult anywhere in the world, but it is especially challenging in areas of the world where the situation is already not ideal. Today’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities seeks to highlight the many physical, social, economic and attitudinal barriers disabled persons face and that exclude […]