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By partnering with Tearfund, you’re transforming lives
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Whole-life transformation

Together we’re stopping the cycle of poverty

Last year, with the help of our donors, thousands of families were able to live out their God-given potential.

Ethiopia Tearfund Project
South Sudan

Field Stories

As COVID-19 spread across the Democratic Republic of Congo, Katunga’s means to feed her family were threatened. Without access to the city markets where she could sell her crop, 60-year-old Katunga had no way to generate income to feed her husband and four children. As the disease threatened her future, Katunga had no idea that her life was about to permanently change.
Atop a rocky hillside lives Sundra Paharia, his wife and their six children. For years Sundra struggled to grow enough food to feed his large family. Much of his land in the village of Churidari consist of rocky hillsides that make farming incredibly difficult. Sundra and his family are a part of the Malto people, an ethnic minority group that faces extreme levels of poverty in remote regions of India. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged their community and restrictions have cut off trading with other parts of the country.
Sixty Ethiopian farmers stood and listened intently as Asnakech shared her experience. They were learning from her, a woman, on how they too could dramatically increase their yield. Three years ago this scene would have never even crossed Asnakech’s mind. Three years ago this scene would have never even crossed Asnakech’s mind. “I could only feed my family for three months from my farm, for the remaining nine months, I used to suffer."

The solution to poverty is more than physical, it’s spiritual. Instead of handouts, you will be partnering with local churches to permanently lift families out of poverty. Will you join us?

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