Established in 1976, CU has passed the milestone of its 35th Anniversary

More than 500 staff members are now working ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with more than 50 in-country partners. We have country programmes in nine countries and are well connected at an international level. So far, over £123 million has been spent on community-led initiatives with the world’s poorest people.

Concern Universal (CU) is a diverse & strengthening organisation. It is a growing entity focused on the people it exists to serve. The trustees, volunteers, staff and partners are a dedicated team, working to respond effectively to injustice, to reduce poverty and to advocate for the rights of people

For key dates in our history, refer to our timeline.

A more detailed insight into the History of CU can be found below.


You may need to download Adobe Reader to view files in PDF format.
You may need to download Microsoft viewer software to view Word, Excel or Powerpoint files.

Back to About us

© 2014 Concern Universal | Registered charity No: 272465 Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in London No: 1278887 | Legal | Site Map | Site by Hughes Media