Annual reports

Our objectives, activities and achievements in 2018 can be found in our annual report.

Dominic MacSorley, CEO of Irish humanitarian charity Concern Worldwide
2018 was a truly remarkable milestone for Concern Worldwide as we marked 50 years since our founding in 1968. What began as a simple fundraising drive has evolved over five decades into a global humanitarian and development organisation with over 3,500 dedicated staff across 25 countries of operation.
Dominic MacSorley - Concern Worldwide, CEO

Reaching millions

In 2018, Concern helped 24.2 million of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people to alleviate poverty and hunger. We responded to 66 different emergencies in 20 countries, reaching over four million directly, and 7.6 million indirectly, six million of whom were female. 

Relief and Development
Relief and Development
Development education and advocacy
Development education and advocacy

Our impact in 2018

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24 M

people reached

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emergency responses

€141 M icon
€141 M

Spent on our overseas programmes

Award-winning transparency

We have been formally recognised for our accounting and financial reporting practices on numerous occasions over the years. In November 2018, we received the award for large not-for-profit at the 41st Published Accounts Awards.

This was the 22nd time in the last 30 years that we won at the Published Accounts Awards, which is organised by the Chartered Accountants Leinster Society.

Highlights from 2018 in pictures

Download our latest annual report

View previous annual reports

Our latest annual reports are available to view and download in the list below.

If you have any questions, comments or queries about our reports, or if you would like a copy of an older report, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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