Tearfund is a Christian charity, following Jesus where the need is greatest around the world. Our volunteers travel overseas, supporting vulnerable communities in developing countries, working alongside partners and local people to overcome the effects of poverty and disaster.

About Tearfund Go

Through Tearfund Go, you can volunteer overseas and be a part of our mission to end extreme poverty. Here’s what past volunteers have said about their placements.

Working with partners

Our local partners are the organisations that Tearfund work through overseas to meet local needs. Their knowledge enables us to work on projects which will directly benefit the most vulnerable, tackling the most pressing issues.

Approach to climate change

We have a responsibility to care for God's creation and tackle climate change. Find out more about how we work with volunteers to help them reduce their carbon footprint.

We've been sending people overseas since 1972.

In the last 12 months, we've had...

155 Volunteers
14 Partner projects