Stories

  • Safe water breaks bonds

    More than 663 million people live without a source of safe water close to their homes. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people die from ...

  • Hand reaching out

    When you Turn

    A special poem for World Poetry Day from Tearfund's Isobel Peaty.

  • Village in gender equality training

    Disarming

    War has left a terrible legacy in The Democratic Republic of Congo; shocking levels of sexual and gender-based violence. A new initiative ...

  • Hope amid hunger

    East Africa is in crisis with 16 million people facing desperate food shortages. As is so often the case, it is women and children who ...

  • Aleppo crowd gathering for food distribution with child on woman's shoulders

    Aleppo: Parcels of Hope

    Photo story: Tearfund partners bring precious aid to families who remain in besieged Aleppo. It is six years since the beginning of the ...

  • Syrian children together in refugee camp

    Crying Out For Syria

    Six years on from the beginnings of the Syrian conflict, pray with us for the people of Syria. On 15 March 2011, major unrest broke out in ...

  • A Healing of the Heart

    For several years, the Central African Republic has been torn apart by conflict. A conflict that resulted in the killing of civilians, and ...

  • Going Nuts for Vanuatu

    In March 2015 Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu. Winds of up to 185mph battered the tiny South Pacific nation, leading to severe flooding and ...

  • Kanchana

    A woman's touch

    One woman’s passion and commitment silences the doubters and transforms a whole village in Pakistan.