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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.


  • Overcoming plastic guilt

    Ever felt rubbish about buying single-use plastic? Kiran writes about his experience with plastic guilt, and how we can overcome it to make change happen.

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  • What I found at a rubbish dump

    Smoke filled my lungs and I started coughing. I was standing on a ridge in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It should have been a beautiful view...

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  • A year's rubbish in a jar

    Jack Wakefield and Caitlin Collins speak about their not-so-rubbish 2019 after completing an impressive challenge to reduce their waste.

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  • The election’s over – what now?

    As the new parliament takes to those iconic green benches, there will be a mixture of feelings across the country. Here are some ways to stay engaged and keep influencing the direction the country is heading in.

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  • 25 ideas for an ethical Christmas

    December is here – the countdown to Christmas is on! Here are 25 ways you can have an ethical Christmas and be kind to the planet (and your wallet).

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  • Hustings: What you need to know

    Many churches bless their local community by running special services and events at Christmas. This year, the UK election in December brings an opportunity for churches to serve in a different way: by running a hustings.

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  • Sending out an SOS

    Coca Cola has been named as the world's biggest plastic polluter. We want Tearfund supporters to give the Coca-Cola Company a cool, refreshing talking-to.

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  • Extinction or Rebellion?

    In the lead-up to further climate protest action next week, we spoke to two theologians about peaceful civil disobedience to find out what a faithful Christian response might look like.

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  • How New Wine is caring for creation

    Nadine from Tearfund recently caught up with Jules, Director of Operations at New Wine (a network of more than 2,000 churches in the UK), to hear her thoughts on how New Wine is responding to the environmental crisis.

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