In our thought leadership series, Chris Pain, Concern’s Head of Technical Assistance, examines graduation programmes as a potential solution to extreme poverty and looks at where the model can go from here.
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Thanks to your generous support, Concern's homeless centres in Bangladesh are transforming lives and restoring hope and dignity to people living in extreme poverty.
In the third of our series of blogs from Afghanistan, a Concern staff member reports on his visit to the remote village of Kozur in the north east of the country. Here, he met 60-year-old Hakim* who worked with Concern to develop thriving a community forest filled with almond, apricot, pistachio and mulberry trees.
In one of the world’s poorest countries, Concern is providing local communities with seeds to ensure a brighter future. Learn how Concern seed fairs are supporting the poorest households in Central African Republic.
In the heart of the tropical Caribbean lies the poorest country in the western hemisphere: Haiti. Reoccurring natural disasters, persistent drought and political instability have left the country in a state of extreme poverty.
Kieran McConville discovers how strong commitment from village communities in Liberia is powering projects to improve their health, well-being and prosperity.
Like most of us in Ireland, Kieran McConville thought he knew a thing or two about potatoes. But during a recent trip to Malawi he discovered that he’d been tricked by a delicious, nutritious potato impostor.
Mukankaka Seraphine and Ruilangwa Vianey have been married for almost 20 years. Their wedding was an attempt to start over after losing nearly all of their loved ones to genocide in Rwanda. This is the story of their remarkable relationship.