What we do
Tearfund is a Christian international aid and development agency. We go where the need is greatest, working through local churches to unlock people’s potential and helping them to discover that the answer to poverty is within themselves.
Tearfund works in Asia, Africa, Europe and South America. Our work focuses on some of the most challenging issues that face the world today, including disasters, environment and climate change, gender, health care, governance and corruption, water and sanitation, livelihoods and food security, among others.
We work by mobilising the church and providing them with training that equips poor communities to identify and use the strengths they already have to lift themselves out of poverty. We believe it’s very important to work with locally-based partners. They hold valuable local knowledge and are aware of who are the most in need within their community, thus ensuring that aid reaches those who need it most.
Gifts in Wills
Over the years, thanks to the prayer and generosity of our faithful supporters, thousands of local churches have been impacted and envisioned, and millions of lives transformed. With 50 years of helping those in need and a history of excellent practice, Tearfund is among the country’s top ten emergency relief agencies.
We are closer than ever to ending extreme poverty and your legacy gift could make all the difference, bringing hope and life for generations to come. We won’t stop until poverty stops.
Whenever legacy gifts are entrusted to Tearfund, they are used around the world wherever the need is greatest – and your gift, no matter how big or small, could be the lifeline that brings help and hope to those who need it most.
Information your solicitor will need
Registered Address: Tearfund, 100 Church Road, Teddington, TW11 8QE
Registered Charity Number: 265464