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Amir in Bangladesh. Photo: Sabrina Idriss (2019). Ibraahin in Somalia. Photo: Kieran McConville. Fadi and Hassan in Turkey (Concern Worldwide) Patrick's crops destroyed by Idai (Gavin Douglas)

Concern Worldwide US

Org #14752
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$240,151
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
6
projects funded

Mission

Founded in 1968, Concern Worldwide's mission is to help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their lives that last and spread without ongoing support from Concern. Our role is to ensure that people living in extreme poverty are able to meet their basic needs, achieve their rights and manage their own development. We do so by working with communities and by using our shared experience and knowledge to address the root causes of extreme poverty. To achieve this mission we engage in long-term development work, respond to emergency situations, and seek to address the root causes of poverty. Concern also believes that youth have a critical role to play in the fight a... read more

Project Leaders
Dara Burke
Dara Burke
Alexandra Strzempko
Alexandra Strzempko
Robbie Rusbuldt
Robbie Rusbuldt
Kathy Cicerale
Kathy Cicerale
Conner Purcell
Conner Purcell
Team
Colleen Kelly, Aine Fay, Ed Kenney, Dara Burke
Organization Information
355 Lexington Avenue
16th Floor
New York, NY 10017
United States
212-557-8000

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #5748809769
Organization Information
355 Lexington Avenue
16th Floor
New York, NY 10017
United States
212-557-8000

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #5748809769

Project Reports

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Dec 9, 2019
From Tragedy to Recovery: A Refugee Story from Bangladesh
Dear Generous Supporter, For this months's update, I'd like to share with you a story about a Rohingya refugee, one of the tens of thousands supported by Concern in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. But this...
Nov 20, 2019
Continuing Crisis in the Horn
Dear Generous Supporter, Ongoing drought in the Horn of Africa has left 12 million people severely insecure and over 785,000 children severely malnourished across Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, and Uganda....
Oct 14, 2019
Back to school: challenges for Syrian children
Dear Supporter, As children in the US and elsewhere have been returning to school over the last few weeks, getting access to education continues to be a challenge for thousands of Syrian children...
 
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