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Working with the world's poorest people to transform their lives

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How charity donations are spent

We’re committed to using your donations to transform the lives of some of the poorest people in the world.

Pamela Kapinga (13) teaches other children about hygiene and santiation practices in Kigarama Primary School, Kagera Region, Tanzania, where our charity works. Photo: Jennifer O'Gorman

We work hard to make sure we achieve as much possible with the charity funds we receive. You’d be surprised about just how far your donations can go. For instance, €49, can provide 15-day emergency food supplies to 10 families. With €100, we can provide clean water for a whole village. 


Consistently, Concern Worldwide has won awards for the transparency of our accounts. We make sure to be as honest as possible about how we use your donations. To find out more about how and where your money is spent, you can read our annual report:

Improving lives

For an example of how we put your donations to good use, watch this video below. In it, Concern’s Dominic MacSorley speaks about Concern’s commitment to improving the lives of the world’s poorest people: