THE AWARD OF Charity of the Year 2008 has been presented to Concern Universal, an extraordinarily dynamic charity based in Hereford, UK dedicated to improving social justice, reducing poverty and advocating for the rights of people and communities.

The charity was established in 1976, and more than 500 staff members are now working with individuals and grassroots organisations in thirteen countries, with 1.5 million project participants per year. The work of Universal Concern has been described as “Love in Action”, and over the past thirty years it has secured over £70 million to facilitate projects ...


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