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Join us to release a child from poverty!





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Our Work

our work Child Development

We offer children a hope more powerful than poverty through sponsorship with our partner, Compassion International.

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Our Work Modern Slavery

We protect people who are vulnerable to trafficking and exploitation with an end-to-end strategy and industry-leading partnerships.

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our work Farming and Enterprise

We work with farmers and entrepreneurs to build capacity and make lasting change, lifting themselves out of poverty.

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our work Disaster and Conflict

We work to restore hope and peace when disaster strikes, providing immediate aid as well as prevention and rebuilding work.

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The Power of Child Sponsorship

If only you knew the power of sponsorship for children living in poverty and where it can take them. Former sponsored children were asked to write what they wish their sponsors knew about the difference they made in their lives.

Watch their last letter and find out how you can be part of changing a child’s life today.

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East Africa Hunger Crisis

An estimated 50 million people in East Africa are on the brink of famine. We must act now to save lives.


Leave your legacy

Including a gift in your Will can help spread God’s love and hope in practical ways.


Gift for Life

Meaningful gifts with big impact! Choose from 15 gifts or our brand new Build a Village activity gift set!


Children sponsored by kiwis like you


Raised for our global partner organisation


People's lives impacted


Leaving a gift in your will

Leaving a gift in your will to Tearfund is a practical way to change the future for someone else. We have advice and can answer any questions you may have.

An organisation you can trust​​​​​​​

$13 Million Last year we provided over $13M in funding to partners and projects.

Impact last year our projects reached over 100,000 people with help and support.

Partnership We work through local experts to bring long-term sustainable change.

Faith based Motivated by Jesus, we encourage kiwis to act for justice to relieved poverty around the world.

"The vulnerable and the poor are the people suffering the most from this pandemic. A small sacrifice for us could change someone’s world. "


"I wanted to be someone who loves and fights for people struggling around the world."


"It was an easy decision in choosing to leave behind a good bequest to Tearfund knowing that as I go on to the next adventure, my reach on this planet continues in one of the most meaningful ways I can think of."