Stories about: Hunger

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  • The doctor and the pastor

    Written by Tearfund’s Amy Church, following a trip to Burundi. I met Dr Bosco and Pastor Vincent in Songa, rural Burundi. Bosco was in full flow when…

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  • 2019: Prayer Focus

    Nigel Harris, Tearfund’s CEO, encourages us to keep praying as the new year begins.

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  • Violette in Burundi

    Too hungry not to hike

    Violette has come to our Burundian partner’s emergency feeding centre with her youngest son, Eduard. I ask how far she has come, and she tells me she…

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  • Man wearing hat holds baby

    The dad who dared to be different

    Gordien is easy to spot at the emergency feeding centre, as he’s the only man. There are pregnant women, new mums, grandmas, aunts and many, many children and babies… and there is Gordien. Sure, there are a couple of men observing from a distance, but Gordien is the only one taking part, with his little daughter, Donate, in his arms.

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  • Harvesting happiness

    Katerina and her husband, Stanley, could barely harvest enough to feed their family from day to day. Now they have plenty to eat and are even able to share their surplus with older, more vulnerable members of the community.

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