Meet Liam, a little boy I met whilst volunteering in Bolivia with Tearfund International Citizen Service. Liam was just 6 weeks old when I met him. His dad had committed suicide just weeks before he was born and his mum was struggling to cope with the loss of her partner and the prospect of raising her new child alone. Liam was born under a bridge...
Our ICS Bolivia team have just arrived in country. Watch their journey from the UK shores, through Brazil and onto Bolivia. They have 10 weeks ahead of them, filled with amazing opportunities to work alongside our partners and in country volunteers, learning Spanish and seeing development face to face. We’re praying for you guys… … read their full post here
Watch Luke’s epic journey overseas with Tearfund International Citizen Service (ICS), an amazing 10-week overseas placement that will give you the chance to explore beautiful countries, learn new skills and meet incredible people. Are you 18-25? We’d love you to apply for a placement. Are you over 23+? We’d love you to apply for a team leader position or find out more about taking on this role.
Meet our wonderful partners in South Africa, Soul Action – they’re the bit of Soul Survivor that exists to help us all to do something about issues of injustice and poverty. This powerful film was created by two volunteers on our African Adventure, marking our 40th anniversary. They perfectly capture the amazing work of Soul Action. Do you have a heart for South Africa? Apply to go today…
29-year-old Hannah Okunlola donned a George Osborne mask and joined 500 other campaigners in Parliament Square yesterday to petition the government. ‘I’ve just returned from volunteering in Rwanda, with the Christian relief and development agency Tearfund, where I saw the effects of hunger and malnutrition first-hand,’ explains Hannah. ‘This motivated me to join with others to voice my concern throu
At Tearfund, we always harp on about the local church – but that’s because it really is the most powerful tool to help communities to be changed from the inside out. Watch this wonderful film from Tanzania and be inspired to see how God’s local church is realising it’s potential and helping to release the potential of many individuals. The reality is that families are now able to provide food,
Beth Adams is part of a team of young British people, who have been working with Tearfund’s partner Moucecore in Rwanda since January. The team are part of the UK government funded International Citizen Service (ICS) which allows young people aged 18-25 to contribute to long-term projects in developing countries. On International Women’s Day the team are celebrating the life of Blandine… As I walk through the gate in