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Welcome to Tearfund Action's story space! Here you'll find updates on how our campaigns are tackling poverty around the world, stories from our supporters and partners, and plenty of inspiration about how you can make a difference today.

  • Climate Fire

    Why I’m taking to the streets on Friday

    In the lead-up to the Global Climate Strike on Friday 20 September, Jack shares how his faith has stirred him to join in and stand with people around the world.

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    My plastic-free journey

    For Zero Waste Week (Sep 2-6) we’re sharing this story from Philippa, a married mum-of-four from Newcastle. She explains why her family decided to go plastic-free in 2019 – and how they’re getting on.

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  • New Wine, torrential rain, and God's nudge to me

    You always take a risk with the weather at the New Wine summer conference. About 10,000 of us gather for a week of worship and teaching on a borrowed agricultural showground, most of us sleeping under canvas and at the mercy of the elements...

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  • Parting with plastic: the summer edition

    Over the last few months, we’ve been calling on companies to take responsibility for the plastic waste mountains their products are creating in poorer communities. But we can take action in our own lives too by reducing our plastic use.

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  • Plastic Free July

    To celebrate Plastic Free July, Jack shares his top tips for reducing your reliance on plastic and beginning the journey to a zero-waste lifestyle.

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  • Let's talk rubbish

    To mark the launch of our Rubbish campaign, we decided to take the issue right to the companies doorstep. Hannah shares her experience of heading to the headquarters of Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever.

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  • Trash to Treasure

    Hannah Hughes is spending three months volunteering in Bangladesh with Tearfund Go. Together with the youth in the local community they are transforming how plastic waste is collected and recycled.

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  • A Rubbish Blog

    You heard us right. Our world has a rubbish problem, and it’s hitting people living in poverty the hardest. Learn more about our latest campaign.

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  • a light bulb

    Light up the darkness

    Sarah Edwards reflects on the achievements of our campaign for more investment in off-grid renewable energy.

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