Last edited: 31 January 2016
World Concern is a Christian global relief and development agency extending opportunity and hope to people facing extreme poverty. World Concern is providing solar cookers and training to women in eastern Chad through their Global Gift Guide.
News & Recent DevelopmentsEdit
- December 2015: World Concern and PotaVida have been selected for a $150,000 grant to test at scale the innovative Smart Solar Purifier, a product that provides clean water in disaster relief contexts while automatically tracking usage. World Concern will distribute and test 750 Smart Solar Purifiers in flood and conflict-affected areas of Somalia.
- September 2015: About 40 per cent of fruits grown in Mpeketoni, Kenya go to waste during the peak season. World Concern through the Kenya’s Njaa Marufuku program is addressing this challenge using a unique, innovative and inexpensive technology. They have facilitated a group of 18 farmers to dry mango fruits using solar energy. More here
- Prior to 2012: Dr. Valery Shean developed an influential resettlement project in the disrupted village of Karamoja, in northeastern Uganda, and planned to incorporate solar cooking and water pasteurization into reformatory programs with the Karamojan tribe.
- November, 2015: Thanksgiving and How Not to Shop for Groceries
World Concern International Headquarters
19303 Fremont Avenue N
Seattle, Washington 98133
Telephone: Toll-Free: +1 (800) 755-5022 or local +1 (206) 546-7201
Fax: +1 (206) 546-7269