Born into a family of environmentalists, Ritah has been an agriculturalist almost from birth. Both her parents were enthusiastic gardeners and herbalists; she learned her skills from her father who worked in Forestry in Masaka. After completing secondary school, she studied Forestry at St Mugagga Farm School, and later earned a diploma from ViAgro Forestry. She now works closely with Shanti Uganda as an agriculture advisor and provides sustainable gardening and nutrition workshops to Shanti beneficiaries. Ritah is the proud mother of 5 girls, Favor, Blessing, Praise, Grace and the last born Noela Miracle, who was born in December 2015.