Stories

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Will it be good COP or bad COP?

    Tearfund is committed to tackling climate change. Millions of people living in poverty are already being affected by more frequent storms, droughts and floods...

  • Celebrating Volunteers (and Ninjas)

    With Christmas just around the corner you may have missed that today is also a day to celebrate. December the 5th happens to be…

  • 25 ways to enjoy Christmas

    Want to Jingle All the way through December? Having an ethical Christmas doesn’t have to sleigh your wallet or the planet with these 25 sustainable ways to enjoy the festive season

  • What is COP 24 all about?

    Kit shares all about this year’s international climate negotiations in COP 24 and how you can get involved.

  • The limitless love of God

    Life has been unimaginably tough for Florence. She was forced into marriage when she was just 14 to a man who already had two wives. ‘I did…

  • A miraculous mess

    At 4.37pm on Sunday, 23 September, my daughter was born. And it was the most astonishing, beautiful, messy, wonderful, transformative and terrifying moment of my life...

  • Angel shopping

    We recently asked Tearfund supporters like you for your tales of generosity. You came back with a stack of inspirational stories. Be…