Stories

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  • Cornerstones of peace

    When Evelyn from South Sudan discovered she had contracted HIV she thought her life was over. However, she has learned that she – along with others living with the virus – have an important role to play. A role as peacemakers.

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  • A tissue of truth

    Arriving in the Rohingya camps in February this year, it was hard to get a sense of scale. We knew that more than 700,000 people had fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since August 2017. But to picture it, we needed to get higher...

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  • Expect redemption

    When you are acutely aware of the suffering of the world, it is easy to lose heart at the magnitude of the world’s problems. How do you keep going?

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  • 2019: Prayer Focus

    Nigel Harris, Tearfund’s CEO, encourages us to keep praying as the new year begins.

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  • A Bangladeshi new year

    Whether you’re loudly singing Auld Lang Syne or dropping icecream on the floor (it’s a thing in Switzerland), everyone loves a New Year…

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  • Praying it back to you

    Recently we sent out an email to our supporters, with the subject line: ‘How can we pray for you?’ We’d expected a large response. However, we were caught off guard...

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  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Zimbabwe

    Since gaining independence in 1980, Zimbabwe has faced some serious challenges. Years of erratic rainfall have led to both droughts and flooding, hampering food production and damaging homes and property...

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  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Zambia

    The landlocked country of Zambia sits in Southern Africa. It’s known for being the home of the beautiful Victoria Falls, but what is less known is that 350,000 people in Zambia lack access to a regular food supply...

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