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Join us in changing the world and fighting injustice! Together we can stick up for oppressed people and release people from poverty.
We partner with carefully-selected local organisations who work in the poorest communities to help people who are most in need.Our accountability measures ensure every dollar is used well and means you can be confident that your donation will make a real difference in people’s lives. See our financial report here.
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Anti-Trafficking and Exploitation
Donate monthly, and join Tearfund’s Project Act movement. We need your on-going financial support to be able to fund our work through our partners Share and Care Nepal, Nvader and Hagar.
Is the annual profit generated through human trafficking and slavery. Of that, sexual exploitation generates $99 billion
The number of human beings trapped in slavery today. More than even before in history
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And we’ve got independent research to back it up. In 2008 a team of researchers from universities across America lead by Dr Bruce Wydick conducted independent research into our Compassion child sponsorship programme.
The findings were published in The Journal of Political Economy in 2013 and, in short, found it to be extremely effective. Children were:
*The research was conducted in 2008 by team of researchers from universities across America lead by Dr Bruce Wydick. The findings were published in The Journal of Political Economy in 2013.
of the world’s children are forced into child labour
The number of children under 5 who die every day. Many could be saved at little cost
The number of children around the world who have been sponsored by Kiwis
Disasters and Peace Building
We need your support to respond to disasters and conflicts and to build peace and resilience in vulnerable communities.
The number of people who have had their lives disrupted due to disaster or conflict in the past 10 years
The number of natural disasters in the first decade of the 21st century. Nearly five times the number of events in the1970s
Enterprise and Empowerment
With your on-going financial support you can help a community.
The return from ever dollar invested into a self help group in Ethiopia based on a cost-benefit analysis
The number of women connected to a self-help group in Ethiopia, covered by just 200 staff
Water, Health and Education
Today you can help a community. We need your support to help the poorest and most marginalised people have access to water, health and education.
The number of people world-wide who are estimated to drink water that is contaminated with faeces
occur every week from unsafe water and unhygienic living conditions. 90% are children under five years old