The 3 Peak Himalayan Challenge

Is your school up to the challenge? You won’t need ice picks to take on this challenge, but you will need a heap load of determination and teamwork. Let’s go! This is a journey that takes you from the foothills of the Himalayas to the top of the world. Starting in the far east of …

The Run India Virtual Challenge

Is your school up to the challenge? Did you know that India is 13 times bigger than the UK? We know it’ll be tempting to hop in a rickshaw for this challenge, but stick at it and then you can proudly say you’ve run the distance of one of the biggest countries in the world!  …

“Wrong for UK to break aid promise”

Today the UK government announced a cut in the overseas aid budget from 0.7% to 0.5% GDP. Rosanne Palmer-White, Restless Development UK Director said: “It’s wrong for the UK government to break its promise on 0.7% aid, never more so in the middle of a global pandemic.  COVID-19 has shown that we are all so …

UK activists continue BLM Activism throughout the Pandemic

A youth-led online event on the 8th October successfully used the internet to inspire change around the subject of racial justice and inequality. Set up by Mata Durkin and Sophie Ewen, Restless Development ICS alumni, the event was centered around racial justice and equality. The event aimed to inspire a new generation of changemakers to …

‘Once Restless, always Restless’

This story is a part of our 10 years of Restless Development Celebrations; Becoming Restless, Changing Development. Restless Development is here today thanks to its incredible supporters. To celebrate 10 years since we became Restless Development Megan Andrews caught up with one of those supporters.  Jim Sewell first got involved with us in 1990 when we …

ICS update

The current phase of the ICS programme, delivered by VSO in partnership with Restless Development and Raleigh International, will come to its planned end in December 2020.

We’re In. Are you?

We’ve joined Count Us In, a community of people and organisations taking practical steps to protect what they love from climate change.

Letter in The Times

Restless Development’s UK Director writes to The Times to highlight the work of Youth Against Misinformation.

Four stories of youth resilience from around the world.

As we celebrate this year’s International Youth Day, we find ourselves living in a new era of incredible resilience. Young people everywhere have been showing their resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting not just themselves but their communities too. These four stories of young people from the UK, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and …