Stories

  • Bottling a better future

    An eye-watering 500 billion single-use plastic water bottles are used worldwide every year. This World Water Day, Tearfund’s overseas…

  • A lesson in community

    A village in Myanmar unites to revive a struggling pre-school. It’s incredible to witness a community coming together to create something…

  • boy running across hill towards Cairo skyline

    Breaking the Habit

    When Mostafa* gets to know the HIV positive drug addicts of Cairo, he isn’t judging them. That was his story too.

  • Picture showing Martha cooking on an open fire

    Martha’s story

    Access to efficient, clean and safe ways to cook is important, not only to save lives, but also to pull people out of poverty.

  • A crowd of faces seen from above

    A Better Balance

    How the women of a village in rural Tanzania are changing their destinies and winning respect from the men.

  • No time to waste

    By Tearfund’s Cheryl Bannatyne, following a trip to Pakistan. Passing through a metal door from the dusty street we enter a small…