Malawi. Photo: Chris Boyd/Tearfund

Welcome to the TILZ website

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working to see millions of people released from material and spiritual poverty through a network of local churches. Over the last 40 years, we have been gathering knowledge and sharing it with those who want to see poverty reduced and justice restored across the world. 

Our resources are available to download free of charge including training materials, case studies, our international magazine Footsteps and more. We hope that you will join the millions of people who have already benefited from these materials and will use what you find to enhance your own work. 

Latest on TILZ

Footsteps 95 on Poultry keeping is now available! It features articles on chicken health, marketing eggs and meat and duck-keeping as well as advice on building hen houses and preventing Avian flu. 

The French, Spanish and Portuguese versions of Footsteps 94 on 'Valuing Food' are also now available on TILZ. This issue focusses on making the most of the food that you have and includes articles on storage, preservation and how to make a fridge from clay pots!

How to use TILZ

Discover resources, case studies and advice for grassroots church and development workers and development professionals, and in-depth analysis for policymakers. 

You can also find out how we’re leading the way in quality and accountability.

Click on a language at the top of the page to get TILZ in French, Portuguese or Spanish.

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