Stories

  • Bringing light to our lobbying

    Sarah, from the Tearfund Action team shares how last week’s World Bank meetings gave us a crucial opportunity to talk in detail to World Bank officials about our campaign to Light up the Darkness.

  • Rewired for sound

    A group Sir Cliff supporters hatch an ingenious plan mark the singer’s 60 years in showbiz. The plan goes better than expected and Tearfund benefits to the tune of a few grand.

  • Fifty years fifty countries Somalia

    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…

  • Indonesia Tsunami

    Saved from the tsunami

    An estimated 200,000 survivors like Ana and Aziz are in urgent need of food, clean water, medical care and shelter.

  • Sign the petition with your smile

    Right now, the World Bank is gathering for its annual meeting and it has the power to make a difference to millions of people living in poverty. Join in and reply to this video with your own video or photo, calling on the World Bank to light up the darkness.

  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Sierra Leone

    Between 2014 and 2015 the Ebola epidemic ravaged Sierra Leone. More than 11,300 people died, the country’s finances plummeted and the people of Sierra Leone were faced with a long, slow struggle to recovery...

  • Labour of love

    Meet Tearfund’s Supporter Care team. They laugh, they pray, they eat cookies. You’ll love them. Team member Taryn Willmer describes life in…

  • Switching on the world and turning up the potential

    Flick a switch, and your kitchen is flooded with light. At the press of a button your living room fills with music. You only need to turn a dial and your house begins to warm up. So many of us only think about energy when it doesn’t work, or when we are faced with a larger bill than usual. Yet energy can do way more than light up our homes and keep us warm.

  • Indonesian churches respond amid tsunami destruction

    More than 1,400 people are so far confirmed to have died, and more than 70,000 people displaced, when a six-metre-high tsunami hit Palu on Friday 28 September. The death toll is expected to continue to rise.