What we do

Concern Universal helps communities around the world find practical, long term solutions to poverty

Concern Universal is an international development organisation tackling poverty from the grassroots. We create opportunities for people around the world to improve their lives and shape their own futures. By building skills and connecting people at all levels in society, we help communities deliver practical solutions with long term impact.

Working with partner organisations, we support community projects that improve livelihoods, reduce vulnerability and promote greater equality. To achieve this, we also influence policy, pioneer business partnerships and engage public support for our approach.

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Reduce hunger:

Food security and sustainable livelihoods through agricultural development, nurturing natural resources and access to microfinance and markets.

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Improve health:

Through safe water and sanitation, preventative healthcare, improved nutrition and action on HIV/Aids.

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Improve respect for rights:

Through empowerment of women, children and other vulnerable groups

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Improve skills:

Through adult literacy circles, capacity building, and other training.

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Reduce vulnerability:

to climate change, through disaster risk reduction, integrating emergency preparedness and response worth with long-term development.

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