StepUp Production Store

Exciting things are happening with Step Up! Five years ago, IRT first implemented the StepUp programme , which trains local farmers to grow their own food effectively and sustainably in northern Uganda. Families who once struggled to eat one meal per day are now able to have three nutritious meals per day. We hope to […]

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 […]

Help transform lives

Being forced from your home, leaving all that you know behind and fleeing your country is something unimaginable to many of us. But humanitarian crises such as civil conflicts, natural disasters and crippling poverty meant more than 65 million people, an unprecedented number, are experiencing this tragedy. With your support, IRT’s mission, is to help […]

The importance of smallholder farms and sustainability

  Sustainability. It’s a word that is talked about a lot in development. That’s because many organisations like IRT recognise that projects we implement need to stay in communities for the long term to truly improve people’s lives. Sustainable agricultural practices are important to the farmers IRT supports, but generally for the planet as well. […]

Poverty: The main obstacle to development

While IRT and countless other charities focus on access to education, clean water and improved sanitation practices, one major issue remains. Poverty. Poverty is the original source of suffering that is preventing millions of people to improve their livelihoods. At IRT, we want to support the communities we work with to lift themselves out of […]

How will you Be Bold for Change?

  Today is International Women’s Day. The commemoration happens  8 March with a different focus each year. Last year’s focus was to Pledge for Parity. As the gender gap is not predicted to close until 2186, this year’s theme seems fitting to take action. Be Bold for Change. By now, you’ve probably seen the hashtag […]

Red Hand Day

Think back to your childhood. What are your fondest memories? They’re most likely experiences with your family and friends and you can probably remember how happy you were during those times. Every person should be able to experience this feeling, but not all are able to. In many countries throughout the world, including South Sudan […]