Stories about: Working through the local church

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  • A voice in the wilderness

    Tearfund Northern Ireland Director, Ruth Koch, tells how a call to pray in the night miraculously changed the life of a family... It was 4am when…

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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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  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Tanzania

    Tanzania has vast natural resources, trades across Africa and sends peacekeepers to UN missions. And yet, 32 per cent of the population – more than 17 million people – live in extreme poverty...

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  • Fifty Years, Fifty Countries: Peru

    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…

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  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Niger

    Niger is a landlocked country in West Africa, named after the River Niger. It’s the largest country in this part of Africa, and one of the world’s poorest. Of its 19 million population, 46 per cent of people suffer from chronic malnutrition, and access to basics such as safe sanitation and education is shockingly low.

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  • Unity in the wake of disaster

    It’s not the wind or rain that causes the worst damage during a natural disaster. It’s not even the flying debris or swollen rivers that leave the biggest mark. It’s the realisation that life is never going to be the same again that causes the long-lasting damage.

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  • Mozambique

    50 countries Mozambique

    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…

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