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No going back to extreme poverty

A young boy stands outside his school in Burundi with his hand on his hip looking proud

Our life-changing community training equips people with the skills they need to lift themselves out of extreme poverty.

Our impact

  • 50,000+ people now have access to clean water, toilets and water filters

  • 1,378,200 people reached through our emergency coronavirus response

  • 65,000 people trained in innovative farming techniques to increase food production

What we do

Tearfund is a Christian charity that partners with churches in more than 50 of the world’s poorest countries. We tackle poverty through sustainable development, responding to disasters, and challenging injustice. We believe an end to extreme poverty is possible.

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Where your money goes

We’re committed to making sure your donation has the biggest possible impact for those in greatest need.

Select the numbers below to see how every pound you donate is used.

  • That’s anything from an emergency shelter for earthquake survivors, to training that empowers a whole village to escape poverty.

  • Every penny we invest in fundraising helps us raise even more money to support life-changing projects and end extreme poverty.

  • We make sure your donation gets to where it needs to be, and that it’s being used effectively in over 50 countries.

1 in 10 people are living in extreme poverty. Help more people break free.

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Help lift more people out of extreme poverty.

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If you can manage it, a small monthly donation can provide long-term support for communities and enable even more people to lift themselves out of poverty

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