Stories

  • 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…

  • Another day in the war zone

    Amira* felt like her whole world was falling apart. She’d been a pharmacist in a rural hospital in north-western Yemen for two years –…

  • Love is stronger

    What is the most powerful force in the universe? Is it military strength? A political ideology? Anger? Hatred? Perhaps it’s a physical…

  • Would you carry His body?

    An Easter reflection by James Aladiran, friend of Tearfund and Director of Prayer Storm. ‘So Joseph bought some linen cloth, took down the…

  • Helen Hero pic

    Meet Helen Baquero

    As part of our celebrations marking 50 years of Tearfund, we will be introducing some of our hard-working heroes, who work tirelessly behind the scenes. Today, meet Helen from Barranquilla, Colombia.

  • Supermarket trollies next to rubbish bins

    Celebrating Food Waste wrap up

    Last year, Tearfund surveyed thousands of our supporters to ask for your views and ideas on tackling the problem of food waste. Perhaps you were one of them. We had a HUGE response.

  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Chad

    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 praying for each of these nations. This week we’re in Chad...

  • What does plastic have to do with poverty?

    Jesus was not a fan of waste. After he fed the 5,000, Jesus asked his disciples to gather up the pieces so that nothing would be wasted…

  • Health and joy for Rose

    Not long ago, Rose*, from the Central African Republic (CAR), was walking 3km from her village to a river in the forest to collect water.…