In 2011-2012, Concern Universal helped over two million people across ten countries make lasting improvements to their lives: in terms of food security and sustainable livelihoods; improved health; respect for rights; improved skills and reducing vulnerability.
We have significantly increased our engagement in national and international level advocacy, education and lobbying since this became a core strategic objective in 2009.
Improved food security and sustainable livelihoods through agricultural development, nurturing natural resources, and enabling access to microfinance and markets. It’s a shameful injustice that millions of people do no...
Access to safe water & sanitation, preventative healthcare, improved nutrition, & action on HIV and AIDS. Over two million people in developing countries, most of them children, die unnecessarily every year because of unsafe...
Improving respect for rights through empowerment of women, children and other vulnerable groups. We believe that all people have equal human rights to life, liberty, and security as laid out in the universal declaration of h...
Skills development through literacy circles, capacity building, and other training. Many of the people we work with, particularly women, have had few opportunities to gain even a basic education. This holds back their abilit...
Disaster risk reduction, integrating emergency preparedness and response work with long-term development. Many of the people that we work with live in areas that are witnessing the impacts of climate change. They live on mar...