Stories

  • A Tearfund nutrition clinic. Photo: Kuajien Bil/Tearfund

    Going further than food

    In a world of plenty, no one should be going hungry. And yet, many people still don’t have enough food to feed their families. The World…

  • Pandemic or poverty?

    Millions of people living in poverty around the world were struggling to survive before the coronavirus pandemic began. Now, they are not…

  • Fertile and infertile prayers

    Peter Shaw, Editor of Tear Times, reflects on how a trip to Peru with Tearfund shaped his prayer life and helped him to be even more…

  • New life is a precious gift

    Refugees are some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Yet too often they face barriers which make them unable to access healthcare. In…

  • Putting power into girls' palms

    Sometimes, the small things that can make or break an entire life, future, generation or community, are immensely practical items. A clean sanitary towel, an item small enough to put in the palm of a girl’s hand, can be the key to escaping a cycle of poverty.