Stories

  • Man holding piece of fruit

    A virtuous circle

    Have you ever been too full to finish a meal? It happens to the best of us. But what do you do with the leftovers? UK households throw ...

  • Two women standing outside

    Power to the people

    When Betty invested her self-help group loan in a solar panel she did more than just connect her village to electricity — she ...

  • Harvest Festival. Photo ChelmsfordBlue https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

    Whatever Happened to Harvest Festival?

    Harvest Festivals have fallen out of fashion in many churches and schools in the UK. Actually we need it more than ever, says Tearfund's ...

  • Jonathan and cake

    For the Love of Cake

    A poem to celebrate Tearfund’s forthcoming Big Bake – from a remarkable 11 year-old supporter.

  • Children's hands writing

    Back to school

    Sadiki is a young woman who, like many others born into poverty in Egypt, did not receive an education. But after joining classes provided ...

  • Woman in Haiti standing in crops

    Hope for a harvest in Haiti

    Hurricanes are part of life in the Caribbean but as we watch Irma move destructively through the region we might feel powerless. However, ...