Stories

  • Ali with his solar panel outside his shop

    Lighting up the nations

    Jo, who is part of the Tearfund policy team has been in Washington for the past week, meeting with the UK representative on the Board of the World Bank and World Bank officials.

  • Who's got the power?

    Renewable energy is amazing! Off-grid sources of power such as solar and small-scale hydropower often provide people with electricity for the first time.

  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Ethiopia

    To mark 50 years of Tearfund, we’re sharing about 50 countries where we’ve worked, celebrating God’s provision and power to transform, and…

  • Hunger stole... you gave

    Last year, in our Hunger Steals campaign, we shared the stories of two amazing women from Malawi. Polly and Sylvia live just 70km from each…

  • A child rummaging through rubbish

    Weighing in on waste

    Have you heard the news? All over the world, communities living in poverty are rising up against a tide of plastic waste.

  • There girls pose for photo

    It will take us all

    In the last 50 years, we’ve seen extreme poverty halved, with countless lives transformed. And we’ve seen that it takes the pray-ers. It also takes the givers and the campaigners. It takes the go-ers, the speakers and the dreamers. And it definitely takes the believers. So today, let’s celebrate the power of all of us...

  • Women holding bible

    Churches unite in prayer

    ‘For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.’ (Matthew 18:20) Tearfund’s Global Prayer Moment On Sunday 27 May we would…