Transform lives today Donations will help Tearfund transform lives around the world where the need is greatest. All donations to this appeal, until Friday 17 May, will be doubled by the UK government, up to £3 million*. Match funding from the UK government will help people like Rubina whose children’s health is suffering because of the build-up of waste. Recycling hubs will enable the environment to be cleaned up, made safe and provide job opportunities to help lift local people out of poverty. *On 11 March, the UK government increased the match funding limit from £2 million to £3 million, meaning even more impact among communities in Pakistan and around the world suffering due to plastic pollution! An even bigger impact An even bigger impact Give before 17 May and the UK government will match all donations, up to £3m. £42 £70 £97 £42 doubled could provide waste collection for two families. £42 Your gift + £42 matched by the UK Government = £84 Donate now Stories of waste in Pakistan RUBINA'S STORY Desperate to keep her home clean, Rubina fears for the health of her children in a rubbish-strewn slum. See more MUMTAZ AND BEENISH’S STORY Keen to provide a healthy home for their grandchildren, Mumtaz and Beenish have started to clear away the rubbish. See more NARGIS’S STORY Fearing the floods coming at night, Nargis feels powerless to stop the build-up of waste that causes the waters to rise. See more THE BIGGER STORY More about the inspiring work benefiting from UK government match funding. See more For further information on our Matched Giving Appeal please head to our FAQ page.