• RET International

    Protecting & Building the Self-reliance of Vulnerable Youth and Young Women Around the World.

  • A New Resource for Youth Programming in Emergency Settings

    Discover a new overview of existing programming guidelines for adolescents and youth in emergencies.

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    RET’s response to the Venezuelan crisis in Peru

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    Promoting Young People Meaningful Participation

  • Bridging the Gaps

    Young people are actors of positive social change during crises, while also representing the longer-term development of their communities.

What RET International ProposesA Mandate As Unique As It Is Relevant

Our Global Mission

RET International is a humanitarian organization deeply committed to alleviate suffering and catalyze sustainable development of vulnerable young people and in particular young women.

Why It Matters

RET works among the populations at risk and employs the right life saving and development tools to propose efficient strategies to bridge the gaps between humanitarian relief and development aid.

How We Do It

Twenty years of experience in emergencies, conflicts and fragile environments have enabled us to build a complete toolbox of effective multi-sectoral approaches to bridge the gaps.

Where does RET International work?Bridging the Gaps in Africa. The Americas. Asia. Europe. The Middle East.

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Videos Dive directly into the concrete reality of our activities!

"Post-Primary Education should be a promise, not a dream." The Late Sadako Ogata, Founder

About Us Who We Are and What We Share As a Team

Vision & Values

Commitment & Transparency, Innovation & Adaptability, Diversity & Equity

Facts & Figures

Just over 1.6 Million Direct Participants
8 Million Indirect Participants


Meet our Board Members

Partners & DonorsOur Connection with the International Community


Frequently Asked Questions