Partner Foundations

Our private and corporate foundation partners play a vital role in our work to help poor and vulnerable people around the world achieve major improvements in their lives. Our partners support a wide range of programming, from rapid emergency responses to long-term development initiatives. Each partner contributes to achieving our shared vision of a world without poverty, and we are grateful for their support and commitment.

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Nancy Kingston

Director of Institutional Partnerships
Concern Worldwide U.S.
+1 212.557.8000

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Partner Foundations

Charity Water

Joined: 2007

Our partnership with charity: water allows us to directly address the world’s water crisis. With charity: water’s support, we have provided thousands of beneficiaries with access to clean, safe drinking water in countries such as Cambodia, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Merck

Joined: 2012

We’re working in partnership with the Merck for Mothers Global Giving Program to reduce maternal illness and death in Nkhotakota District, Malawi. More than 67,892 women of childbearing age will benefit from community-based maternal health services including youth friendly reproductive health services.

Ronald McDonald House of Charities

Joined: 2013

With support from Ronald McDonald House Charities, we’ve partnered with Burundi’s Ministry of Health to launch a program to reduce child illness and death for 46,000 children under the age of five in Cibitoke, Burundi. Using a “train-the-trainers” model, nearly 2,500 health workers will increase healthy child care practices, and timely care- seeking for sick children.

TK Foundation

Joined: 2011

With support from the TK Foundation, Concern we’re working to increase the quality of teaching in Tonkolili, Sierra Leone. The project is supporting untrained teachers to become qualified through distance education, while continuing to teach in the classroom. As a result, students’ lesson comprehension increased from 2% to 62% in just two years.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Joined: 2012

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) supports our efforts to educate children and promote community development in Saut d’Eau, Haiti. Together, we have been working to improve literacy amongst primary school children. We have also been facilitating participatory community planning and local capacity building efforts to grow economic and social development in the region.

The Xerox Foundation

Joined: 2008

The Xerox Foundation has played a key role in our mission to use innovation to provide assistance to the world’s poor. Xerox supported a study of the efficacy of the plant Lantana camara to deter mosquitos from entering houses in Tanzania. Concern’s research demonstrated that the plant indeed repelled mosquitoes.

International Relief Teams

Joined: 2014

International Relief Teams (IRT) supports our restoration efforts in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan. IRT has helped repair and replace boats, and provided fishing gear for hundreds of fishing households. It is now working with Concern to restore water supplies, and rebuild and repair several schools in the worst -hit communities.

Accenture

Joined: 2012

Accenture and the Accenture Foundation supported our Village Savings and Loans (VS&L) project in Malawi. The project proved hugely successful, with overwhelming demand by communities. More than 400 VS&L groups were established across three districts with 8,440 members. Savings are used to improve living conditions, build up assets, purchase agricultural inputs, and establish small-scale businesses.

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