Expenditure breakdown for Tearfund

Overall spending

In the financial year to June 2018, we spent close to $10.7m on our work with International partners working across five causes around the world. We also spent $263k on Education and Advocacy, which includes the Ethical Fashion Guide Aotearoa and The Justice Conference, where we connect New Zealanders to global issues of poverty and injustice. We ended the year with an operating deficit of $997k as we continue to distribute designated funds to partners around the world.

Child Sponsorship

Child sponsorship supports over 12,000 across 25 countries it remains over half of the funding from private donations. In this financial year, $7.6m was raised. We continue to do this work through our partnership with Compassion International, whose mission is to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

Government Support

Private donations work alongside New Zealand Government aid funding to deliver life-changing outcomes on innovative projects delivered through our amazing partners. This year we received $1.2m of development funding for our Empower projects for work in the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and a new project in Vanuatu. The Restore cause received $446k of disaster relief funding for projects in East Africa, the Rohingya Refugee Crisis and Cyclone Gita.

For a complete set of financial statements please contact us.

  • 338,689

    people were directly and indirectly impacted by our work

  • 29 Partners

    in 24 countries around the world