Stories

  • Boxing clever

    How an 84-year-old grandfather cleared the air in his family home with a simple ‘hygiene fix’.

  • Photo Credit: David Mutua/ Tearfund

    Hope after destruction

    A personal account of witnessing an aid distribution in Mozambique, following Cyclone Idai in March 2019.

  • Organ donor

    Tearfund supporter marks his 70th birthday by playing 70 different pipe organs in 70 different churches – from Penzance to Norway. And he raises lots of money for Tearfund.

  • Lost and found

    Abyasa thought that he’d lost all his possessions when a tsunami destroyed his home. He’d lost hope of ever finding his crucial documents,…

  • The power of simple things

    Life can be complicated sometimes. However, it’s often the simplest things that stand out – that make the deepest impression in our lives.…

  • No-one gets left behind

    Finding out ISIS were approaching their village, Tarfa and her husband, Hamed* felt like they had little choice but to flee. Leaving their…

  • Walking in another's shoes

    By Tearfund’s Lucy Dunne The glorious, warm Zambian sun beats down on the leafy green trees as David Temfwe, director of the Jubilee…