Ben Cohen

Ben is Web Editor for Tearfund. This can sometimes feel a bit like being ‘senior hairstylist for Bigfoot’ but he does his best. He writes a bunch of stories for the website, regular emails to supporters and much more besides.

Before this, he worked in radio for a spell. Personal highlights include bolting down a bacon sarnie before the Chief Rabbi arrived in the office and interviewing Sooty. He is a member of Grace alternative worship community in Ealing, where he is known for creating an entire Heavenly City out of lemon jelly (to scale, clearly).

    • Unweaving the web

      It all began with a simple prayer in a women’s fellowship. Now Annette and her team are tackling the blight of prostitution and the sexual exploitation of children in Uganda. If you live in Kampala,…

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    • Letting in the light

      If you ever journey to the remote Tanzanian district of Manyoni you will see hundreds of Fireflies. Families use Fireflies to read by, to work with and to light their way home after dark. Who knew?…

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    • My awfully big adventure

      We asked our supporters to tell us a story about their biggest adventure. Here are some of the funniest, saddest, most awe-inspiring replies we got.

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    • Comfort and joy

      Even a short wait for the loo can feel like an eternity. For the women of Sangtu Miana in Afghanistan, the wait could last a very long time.

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    • Rebel with a cause

      Tita was always a rebel. Now, with God in charge, she’s a rebel with a cause. She’s dedicated her life to serving the children of Central America’s largest slum.

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