BENEFITING: Concern Worldwide US, Inc.
EVENT DATE: Apr 12, 2014
For over four decades, Concern Worldwide has used its own expertise, partnerships and the concern of the public to work with the poorest people in the poorest parts of the world to transform their lives. Concern Worldwide US is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world's poorest countries.
Founded in Ireland in 1968
Working in 25 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the Caribbean
Targeting extreme poverty through 5 key areas: Education, Emergency Response, Health, Livelihoods, HIV/AIDS
Committed to reaching and maintaining the highest international strandards in financial responsibility: 92 cents of every dollar goes directly to programs
Has a team of nearly 3,000 highly skilled and committed workers
Every $ counts:
Concern Worldwide focuses on helping people who live in extreme poverty make long-term, lasting changes to their lives. Concern also engages in emergency response when we feel that a significant number of people do not have their basic needs met from local resources.
$50 Can provide 3 delivery kits and a 20 day training for 3 birth attendants
$100 Can pay for health training for an entire Village Health Committee and treat 13 malnourished children for 6 weeks.
$1000 Can provide desks, chairs, pencils, chalk and a blackboard for 50 students, which lasts for 3 years