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Next step to becoming sustainable - Moses gets employed!

We’re proud to announce that, Moses Jaoko, our Deputy Manager, has secured a Government role within the Kenyan Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. This is another step in helping our Centre become self-sustainable by 2018.

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Volunteer opportunities 2016-17

“Joining the buzzing RTR tribe has put a bit of magic into my life, given me the chance to helps others, and really see the difference my time makes. “

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Community Agri classes

With already 10 household's sigend up, It’s been a fantastic launch!

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New year, new experiences for our trainees

Our trainees are off on their attachments, putting what they've learned into action in the workplace...

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Chariteatowel

a unique collection of hand-drawn celebrity self-doodles printed on teatowels

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We have to Raise Her Voice

How long will she stay in school? Now is the time. We have to raise her voice.

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Rhiannon runs for Raise the Roof!

Over £1,100 raised and 26 miles covered - one dedicated roofer, Rhiannon Bevan runs the Chester Marathon for RTR.

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Global Goals

proof that community driven, sustainable and long term independent projects are the road to success, and together we're not far off the end!

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Kenyan roofer 2nd in 10km race!

Our very own Wesley, from our Barut Youth Vocational and Sports Centre, claimed second place in the 10km race in the annual Nathan Williams Games.

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Women's Voices

the voice of a woman holds the key to tackling global gender equality

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The pool blog

Looking for a little inspiration to kickstart your week? #smartmondays

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Empower through design

they are able to earn steady income for their work and participate in education programs which help them to become better businesswomen and entrepreneurs.

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Call me Hope

They show the potential, the colour and the energy of Africa and they highlight our similarities

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Agricultural Development

Working in the rural area of Barut, we see the daily need for agricultural training to end poverty.

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First empowerment day for #RaiseHerVoice

We recently ran our first empowerment day in Kenya, as part of #RaiseHerVoice. Working with men and women, the campaign is holistic, empowering and supportive.

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Sky Sports 1 interview

Holly was interviewed on Sky Sports 1 this week, following her 'Point of Light' Award from David Cameron

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Point of Light Award

Award from the Prime Minister

Holly is the latest recipient of a Point of Light award

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100% pass rate

Our trainees are committed to their personal development and grab every opportunity for improvement presented to them

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Nivea/ stylist #BRINGITON30 WINNER!!!

Thank you so much to everyone that voted. WE WON!

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Computers for change

Here are a few reasons why we believe computers are vital to international development in rural areas

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Team 1000 2015

We need YOUR help to make it happen, join the team, challenge yourself for 100 hours and let's get FUNdraising

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FA partnership

Football Action partnership

a generation of young, confident, team spirited individuals who have a passion for sport

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Ku ku

selling chickens and eggs locally to our rural community of Barut

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A UK volunteer's tale

I’m part of an amazing team who inspire me to be more and do more

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Balloon partnership

Working together we can tackle poverty through youth entrepreneurship.

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Partner medical clinics

a hand in hand approach to education and treatment

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Development through Sport

sport is the backbone of community relationships

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HIV prevention programme

We now have a HIV prevention programme running within our curriculum in the hope that one day, children will not die unnecessarily through HIV/Aids

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Pitch perfect

it would have been possible without the hard work and efforts of the trainees, the staff at the Centre and the local community.

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Berry good

it also provides an additional agricultural training facility for our students and community

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We have a greenhouse!

Our greenhouse has now been installed thanks to 'fun to give' and their extreme cycling challenge.

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We're open

Wev'e opened our doors to our first 50 trainees!

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Drawings become reality

It was a fantastic opportunity to be involved in the design

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Vodafone Winners

I was one of 3 volunteers that won a paid volunteer placement with RTR through Vodafone Foundation’s World of Difference

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Seans Kenya experience

the most challenging, emotional yet rewarding year of my life so far

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Egg-stravaganza

our local community in the UK supporting our ommunity in Kenya

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Trick or Treat?

With lots of activities for the kids, this was a true family affair.

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Ealing summer Festivals

Our stall at the Ealing Summer Festival was bursting with colour and buzzing with interest

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FUN run

'Raise the Roof' has again managed to fundraise whilst having a great time doing it!!

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Winter Wishes

We warmed ourselves with mulled wine and hot chocolate accompanied by yummy mince pies and chocolate cake

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Nivea / Stylist #BRINGITON30

.. the most ambitious, strong and adventurous women who are making waves.

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George Groves joins our Fundraising team

I wanted to help Raise the Roof.. and the raise the profile of this fantastic event

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Supporting local communitites

The community have been very influential on the project and are involved at every stage.

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Let the building commence!

The community celebrated through dance performances and singing

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RTRK RFC

RTRK RFC has been formally invited to compete in the second largest 10-aside tournament in Kenya

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Climbing Mount Kenya

I was standing on top of the world and it felt like the greatest achievement of my life

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