Ireen attended Kisongo Primary School.
In her national primary school examinations Ireen had an average grade of C. Her father passed away in 2015, and she lives with her mother who has six children to bring up on her own – Ireen is the fifth born. Her mother survives by selling food in a local grocery.
Ireen started her secondary education at Kipok Girls’ Secondary Boarding School in January 2017. She is being sponsored by Katie Starling.