Amy Church

Amy is Tearfund’s Copy Team Leader. This means she writes a lot, and looks after a group of other people who write a lot too. It also means she consumes approximately a quarter of a gallon of coffee and half a gallon of tea per day.

Amy loves her work, and scribed her way around a number of other not-for-profits before joining Tearfund in 2009. She is also mummy to a beautiful little girl, wife to a brilliant man, and enjoys London, travel, books and shopping.

    • When heaven meets earth

      Up until two years ago, every single day was a new battle for Patience and her family in Alwego, Tanzania. But today, things couldn’t be more different. Here is her amazing story. When heaven is the…

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    • Global Worming

      Earthworms might not be high on your list of ways to overcome poverty; but for Edwin’s family in Bolivia, the humble worm has proved quite the surprise hero!

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    • The power to learn

      Imagine how much less you would get done, if you couldn’t just flick on the light switch when it got dark. This is the challenge facing the one in seven people around the world who lack electricity. Some of those worst affected are school children.

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    • Fifty years, fifty countries: Niger

      Niger is a landlocked country in West Africa, named after the River Niger. It’s the largest country in this part of Africa, and one of the world’s poorest. Of its 19 million population, 46 per cent of people suffer from chronic malnutrition, and access to basics such as safe sanitation and education is shockingly low.

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