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

  • Lashio Resilience and Health

    A project from 3 different sectors in Myanmar

    World Concern continues to aid two thousand female Self-help Group (SHG) members improve their resilience and the health of their children, including reducing the number of under 5 mortality, under 2 stunting... Learn more

    Last updated May 23, 2019

  • One Village Transformed - Mukuru

    A project from 4 different sectors in Kenya

    The goal of this project is to holistically contribute to the improved living standards of people in Moto Moto Village. World Concern will increase the earnings of 100 women and 100 youths with training and kits... Learn more

    Last updated May 22, 2019

  • One Village Transformed (OVT) - Samburu

    A project from 5 different sectors in Kenya

    Drought has become more frequent and severe in Samburu County, like others in Northern Kenya. This leads to a loss of pasture, scarcity of water and loss of both livestock and in extreme cases death of people. Through... Learn more

    Last updated May 22, 2019

  • Web of Hope

    A project from 3 different sectors in Laos

    World Concern will facilitate the communities in three villages to be aware of and responsive to the needs and opportunities in their villages by empowering them to go through a transformational development... Learn more

    Last updated May 22, 2019

  • Narok Integrated Development Project

    A project from 2 different sectors in Kenya

    The goal of this ongoing project is to enhance the lives of residents in Narok through holistic development. One way in which this is taking place is by strengthening the local support structure to carry its holistic... Learn more

    Last updated May 22, 2019

  • Bura One Village Transformed (OVT)

    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 May 22, 2019

  • 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 May 22, 2019

  • Hear Project

    Education project in Bangladesh

    The Hear project aims to provide educational and clinical facilities to 1,175 hearing impaired children and their families in addition to fostering a community free from discrimination in which all members... Learn more

    Last updated March 20, 2019