Riding Across London for Refugees

A special thank you to a team of 7 cyclists from PayPal who are cycling the Prudential Ride London to raise money for IRT. The 100-mile event starts at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park before finishing on The Mall. Jess Tinker, from PayPal in Richmond, approached us and graciously claimed all our Ride London spaces. She […]

Ride London 2017

  Do you enjoy cycling? Do you want to help our efforts in rebuilding the lives of refugees? Why not take part in the largest cycling event in the UK? Join Team IRT for Ride London 2017. The Prudential Ride London is a 100-mile journey from the bustling capital city into the Surrey’s spectacular countryside. […]

Great North Run 2017

The beginning of February is a crucial time when it comes to making or breaking New Year’s resolutions. Was your resolution to be more active? Or are you setting out to try something you’ve never done before? Why not train for a half marathon? The Great North Run, held in Newcastle Upon Tyne on 10 […]

Only 33% of children in Uganda complete primary school

The Ugandan government claimed to introduce Universal Primary Education in 1997, but recent reports state otherwise. In 2000, leaders around the world sanctioned a list of goals that would be achieved by 2015. They were called the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The second goal called for every child in the world to receive a full […]

The Sisters in South Sudan need your support

Back in July we shared with you the horrible news that violence was breaking out throughout South Sudan. While the fighting may have subsided, the people are trapped in a cycle of violence that they cannot escape. The country is in the grip of civil war, its people at the mercy of rival militias terrorising […]

Taking on the Iron Man Challenge for IRT

Matthias and James are two very determined men. On Sunday, 4 September, they competed in the Cologne 226 Iron Distance Triathlon. They swam 3.8km, cycled 180km and ran 42.2km. On top of the iron strength they displayed, Matthias and James were supporting IRT! Matthias and James are still raising money for us, because they believe, […]

Run the Great North Run in support of refugees

  Great North Run, the world’s greatest half marathon The Great North Run can’t be beaten. It attracts world class athletes like Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie, is televised by the BBC, and has over 57,000 other runners from around the world taking part. What’s more, the atmosphere is absolutely electric with thousands of people cheering you on […]

Crisis Appeal for South Sudan

It is with a heavy heart that I must tell you of the situation in South Sudan. A few months ago fighting broke out in the town of Yambio, resulting in dozens of civilians being killed and thousands being forced to flee their homes. This insistent is part of a wider trend of violence which […]

Our 6 New Year’s Resolutions for 2016

The New Year is a good time to look back over the last year and forward to the next, to think about what you’ve done well and what you could do better. So spurred on by the New Year, IRT have decided to set out six of our own New Year’s resolutions (it’s 2016 but […]

Student Fundraising Day in Chiswick

Last weekend (27th September) I met up with a great group of 10 Hounslow students as part of NCS – The Challenge programme for 2015. As a charity we place a high value of providing people the opportunities to learn new skills and take part in new experiences. Normally we’re offering this type of opportunity […]