Tearfund is a Christian non-profit organisation working for a just and compassionate world. We’re passionate about ending poverty and living out God’s kingdom values of love, hope and transformation.

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Help families survive the hunger crisis in Ethiopia

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Our Work

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

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

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

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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

Known. Loved. Protected. If you only knew the power of sponsorship for children living in poverty. Don’t just take our word for it; watch Keewani’s story as she shares what sponsorship offered her and find out how you can be part of changing a child’s life today.

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GIVING

Mums and Bubs

Through Mums and Bubs, you can help provide the support needed for the best start to life.

ADVOCACY

Unwrapping the Bitter Truth of Chocolate

Read our Chocolate Scorecard and help advocate for a fairer industry.

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Middle East Emergency Appeal

With your support, we can provide vital medical support to those affected by the Israel and Gaza crisis.

11,000

Children sponsored by kiwis like you

$13M

Raised for our global partner organisation

With donations, kiwi's just like you are making a difference all over the world.

100,000

People's lives impacted in the past

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

RESOURCE

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. "

DR JENNIFER, DUNEDIN

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

ESTHER, AUCKLAND

"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."

PETER, QUEENSTOWN