Concern America builds local capacity in these areas:

Health Care

Concern America trains and accompanies approximately 500 community Health Promoter Practitioners and midwives who provide high-quality, low-cost health care services to over 250,000 people in their own rural communities in Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico.

HIV and AIDS Care and Prevention Training

Concern America trains over 4,000 community HIV and AIDS activists in Mozambique who provide prevention, care, and treatment to a population of about 22,000 previously without access to HIV and AIDS services.

Environmental Health through Appropriate Technology
Concern America trains community members to develop and build their own potable water systems, fuel-efficient stoves, and sanitation projects in Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico.

Income Generation through Fair Trade
Concern America annually purchases over $45,000 worth of fair trade crafts from small producers in Bangladesh, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Mexico, providing life-sustaining income for their families, cooperatives, and villages.

Community-Centered Education
Concern America accompanies community-based education commissions in computer training, design, and database compilation for the creation of indigenous language education materials for more than 3,000 students in Mexico.