We alleviate suffering
and catalyze sustainable development,
in crises, conflicts and fragile contexts.



We envision a world in which vulnerable young people overcome multi-dimensional adversities and are capacitated to lead their own journey towards rebuilding more resilient and peaceful communities.


322 Projects 
31 Countries 
1’300 Team Members 
1.6 Million Direct Participants 
8 Million Indirect Participants 
1’600 Facilities (Schools & Women’s Centers)

News & Blog

RET launches a series of activities in a global move to take a stand against sexual violence on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that takes place each year. It begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape!” is the UN theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism.  ”The …

Loss of our beloved Founder Mrs. Sadako Ogata

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the sad news of the loss of our much beloved Founder Mrs. Sadako Ogata, who passed away peacefully on 22/10/2019. Mrs. Ogata lived a life devoted to helping all generously, ensuring protection, empowerment, and solidarity with refugees, with vulnerable people in need, but most critically with …


RET Youth Ambassador EZNUR TOPRAK at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 RET Youth Ambassador & youth peer-facilitator Eznur Toprak (25) addressing the international communities and stakeholders at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 – YOUTH4Peace session.  Eznur shared the challenges she faced as a young woman in her community and asserted on the active and central …