A distribution of emergency items in Masisi, DRC. Photo: Kieran McConville / Concern WorldwideA distribution of emergency items in Masisi, DRC. Photo: Kieran McConville / Concern WorldwideA distribution of emergency items in Masisi, DRC. Photo: Kieran McConville / Concern Worldwide

What we stand for

What we stand for

Our vision, our mission and our work are all defined by one goal – ending extreme poverty, whatever it takes. We believe that no-one should have to live in fear that they won't have a home to sleep in or enough food to feed their children. 

For over 50 years we have been working with the world's poorest people to transform their lives.

Today we are a team of over 3,500 highly skilled and dedicated professionals from 50 countries who share an exceptional depth and diversity of experience.

Each year our specialist teams work with 25 million people living on less than $2 a day, from war zones in Syria and Somalia to devastating floods in Bangladesh.

Our track record

We have a track record in developing cutting-edge approaches that have pushed the boundaries of innovations in maternal and child health care, cash transfers, emergency response and more.

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Our vision for change

Concern-supported community health workers from the village of Kossoma who have given help and advice to mum Hassana Salouhou. Photographer: Darren Vaughan / Concern Worldwide.

A world where no-one lives in poverty, fear or oppression; where all have access to a decent standard of living and the opportunities and choices essential to a long, healthy and creative life; a world where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

Concern-supported community health workers from the village of Kossoma who have given help and advice to mum Hassana Salouhou. Photographer: Darren Vaughan / Concern Worldwide.

Our mission

Our values

Our impact in 2020

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17.9 M

people reached through our emergency response

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9.2 M

people reached through our health interventions

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4.3 M

people reached through our livelihoods programmes

Nothing Kills Like Hunger

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  • Families in DRC are facing hunger this Christmas

  • A massive 27.3 million people do not have enough food to eat

  • Children are the most vulnerable, with 3.4 million suffering from acute malnutrition

  • Help us to support those who need it most

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