World Concern

World Concern is a U.S.-based, Christian humanitarian relief and development organization working in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Established in 1955, World Concern works to alleviate suffering among the poor in developing countries and to address the root causes in each context. World Concern’s primary strategy is community-based, integrated development. World Concern works in multiple sectors to build the capacity of village-based groups, nongovernmental partners and other counterparts to lead and sustain their development. World Concern is committed to best practices of inclusive, participatory and accountable relief and development and maintains rigorous standards of both financial and program monitoring. Program assistance is provided on the basis of need alone, without regard to race, creed or religion. Worldwide, World Concern offers life, opportunity and hope to more than 6 million people annually.

Website http://worldconcern.org
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Primary Address

19303 Fremont Ave. N.; PO Box 33000, MS #44

Seattle, WA 98133

Projects

ordered by most recently updated

  • Emergency Response in Somaliland

    A project from 2 different sectors in Somalia

    Somaliland is slowly emerging out of a period of severe extended drought, mainly due to two consecutive seasons of failed rains, particularly in the eastern regions. However, the impact of the drought has affected... Learn more

    Last updated September 19, 2017

  • Sheltering Emergency Response in the South

    A project from 5 different sectors in Haiti

    Following Hurricane Matthew, World Concern is implementing a rapid response with a long-term view. This includes emergency shelter and hygiene activities, which will lay the groundwork for community-based,... Learn more

    Last updated September 19, 2017

  • Improving Food Access in Drought-Stricken Somaliland

    A project from 3 different sectors in Somalia

    The project will improve access to food for 850 households of Sanaag and Saaxil Region severely affected by drought conditions through cash transfers for five months. While food consumption is deteriorating... Learn more

    Last updated September 19, 2017

  • Trauma Recovery and Child Empowerment

    A project from 2 different sectors in Nepal

    This project will provide child-friendly spaces for children traumatized by the April 2015 earthquake in Central Nepal. World Concern aims to increase the capacity of partner organizations and communities... Learn more

    Last updated August 4, 2017

  • One Village Transformed in Nebbi, Uganda

    A project from 5 different sectors in Uganda

    In partnership, the project will promote access to safe water and sanitation, child protection, strengthening of the community, increased food production and security, improvement and diversification of... Learn more

    Last updated July 12, 2017

  • One Village Transformed in Salavan

    A project from 5 different sectors in Laos

    Five villages will become aware of and responsive to the needs and opportunities in their villages. These villages are in the poorest province within Laos, so poverty graduation will be a focus for the most vulnerable... Learn more

    Last updated July 11, 2017

  • One Village Transformed - Brahmanbaria District

    A project from 6 different sectors in Bangladesh

    This is an integrated multi-sectoral project, focused on maternal and child health, child education, WASH, gender equality, disaster risk reduction, food security, and livelihoods for poor and marginalized... Learn more

    Last updated July 11, 2017

  • Mango Value Chain Development Project

    A project from 2 different sectors in Kenya

    The project will offer small scale mango farmers opportunity to earn more income from their mango trees through value addition by sun drying the fruits. The project will set up a mango core group which will act both... Learn more

    Last updated June 16, 2017

  • Nehemiah

    A project from 5 different sectors in Kenya

    The Nehemiah project is an integrated community development project aimed at improving the overall standard of living of Maasai pastoralists in Mara/Osupuko division. The project seeks to address the poor... Learn more

    Last updated June 16, 2017