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
Twitter https://twitter.com/@worldconcern
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Primary Address

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

Seattle, WA 98133

Projects

ordered by most recently updated

  • Protection Awareness for Rohingya Distressed Youth

    A project from 2 different sectors in Bangladesh

    The purpose of this project is to make sure the vulnerable adolescent populations have increased agency to improve their health and well-being through their access to focused non-specialized services and empowerment.... Learn more

    Last updated March 11, 2020

  • One Village Transformed (OVT) - Kumbi

    A project from 5 different sectors in Kenya

    This project aims to increase household resilience through the reduction of household vulnerabilities to future impacts of hazards such as drought and floods which result in food insecurity as well as loss of... Learn more

    Last updated December 23, 2019

  • One Village Transformed (OVT) - Bura

    A project from 6 different sectors in Kenya

    This project will empower the community by building on the existing community capacities, helping people understand the causes of their vulnerabilities and then develop strategies to address them. Empowered... Learn more

    Last updated December 19, 2019

  • One Village Transformed (OVT) - Phonthong

    A project from 3 different sectors in Laos

    World Concern will work alongside the community in a holistic manner, through a transformational development approach, with a focus on capacity building for individuals and community members to own their development... Learn more

    Last updated December 18, 2019

  • One Village Transformed (OVT) - Olyeko

    A project from 4 different sectors in Uganda

    This project is holistic in its approach with the community and aims to do the following 1. provide sustainable and integrated WASH services; 2. increase access to affordable financial services through the self-help... Learn more

    Last updated December 18, 2019

  • Improving Nutrition in Somaliland

    A project from 2 different sectors in Somalia

    Malnutrition results from a variety of factors, not just one simple cause; however, this project is located among the areas worst hit by the drought in Somaliland. The overall goal is to reduce malnutrition among... Learn more

    Last updated December 17, 2019

  • Combat Human Trafficking

    A project from 3 different sectors in Nepal

    The Combat Human Trafficking project aims to improve knowledge, attitude and capacity of right holders, civil society and duty bearers to combat human trafficking and establish project cycle and resource management... Learn more

    Last updated December 16, 2019