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Join the fight to stop hunger caused by climate change

Giving €16 monthly could pay for two weeks' supply of emergency food for a child

If you donate €250 or more in any one year, Concern can claim an additional 45% in tax back

Last year we reached 39 million people across 24 countries

More than 16 million people at risk of starvation

The number of people at risk of dying in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya will rise to 20 million by September if we do not act.

  • More than 16 million people at risk of starvation

  • 5.7 million children are facing starvation

  • Estimated a person is dying of hunger every 48 seconds

  • Horn of Africa experiencing worst drought in four decades

Climate change is threatening the very future of our planet. In some of the world's poorest and most isolated places, it's already causing death and starvation. 

Right now, the families least responsible for climate change are suffering most because of it. Droughts, floods and other weather extremes are driving hunger by turning fertile land into desert.

Poor harvests and starving livestock are leaving families with no food or source of income with farming communities like those in Northern Kenya worst affected.

By giving just €2 a week to Concern Worldwide, you could help get emergency food to families whose lands have been ravaged by extreme weather.

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Our team is empowering communities to tackle hunger and malnutrition caused by climate change by training people to identify and treat it themselves.

Using the CMAM approach (community management of acute malnutrition), malnourished children are proactively identified and referred to local or mobile health clinics to be screened.

They are usually treated with therapeutic food sachets, which parents can give to their children at home.

We are also helping farmers to build their resilience against extreme weather by teaching climate-smart farming techniques.

These include using drought-resistant seeds to withstand the effects of climate change.

Where your money goes

Almost 90 cent of every euro you donate goes directly towards our relief and development work with the world's poorest and most vulnerable people.

In 2020, Concern responded to 78 different emergencies in 23 countries, helping to alleviate poverty and hunger for 36.9 million people.

90.3%
of your donation goes to Relief and Development

This is spent directly towards our goal of ending extreme poverty.

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  • 7.1%

    Fundraising

    This is money spent to raise funds for Concern's work and highlight the needs of the communities we work with.

  • 2.1%

    Education and Advocacy

    We invest money in influencing policies and deepening awareness on issues around global poverty with the public.

  • 0.5%

    Governance

    Funds spent to ensure Concern Worldwide is managed efficiently and adheres to the highest standards.

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How your donation helps

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€21

34 therapeutic food sachets for a malnourished child

€100 icon
€100

Vegetable gardening seeds and tools for four families

€250 icon
€250

Training on climate smart growing for three farmers

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Help us to stop hunger

  • Climate change is posing a threat to life in the world's poorest places

  • We offer life-saving food to those most in need

  • We help build the resilience of families whose land has been ravaged by extreme weather

  • You can help to stop hunger with a monthly donation

Make a monthly donation