Stories

  • Children on the Scrapheap

    ‘I lived through the war in Syria,’ says Ahed, aged 10. ‘We were bombed every day, and every day something was destroyed. I saw the damage ...

  • Shattering Stigma

    As followers of Christ, social justice is at the heart of all that Tearfund do. For Xiao Wang and his wife MeiLi,* who were ostracised from ...

  • Life's a Peach

    How Bolivia’s answer to Coca Cola became one community’s answer to their terrible poverty. Mocochinchi is something of an ...

  • Planting Trees of Life

    For Aaden* and his fellow villagers, climate change isn’t just a vague concept, it’s a harsh reality that impacts their lives in ...

  • Nigeria: Blessings for Curses

    Tearfund's CEO Nigel Harris sees how Tearfund is helping Christians in Nigeria respond constructively to the violence of Boko Haram...

  • Coming home

    Having spent nine years in displacement camps, Fikiri Madisi and his family were looking forward to coming home. But on arriving back in ...

  • God's Great Love

    Farida* is a bright, confident 26-year-old woman who can normally be found with a huge smile on her face. Born into poverty in Egypt and ...

  • Wounded Warrior

    As a young boy Benny Yu suffered a period of terrible abuse. God has inspired him to rescue other young people from the same fate.