Supporting grassroots development projects
gct_logo-fwGlobal Concern’s mission is to reduce poverty and empower vulnerable people, through innovative and sustainable grassroots development projects.
The Global Concerns Trust was established in December 1996 in Scotland by Alastair Christie. GCT evolved from a concept developed from 1987-1996 by Alastair Christie in Singapore.
We are an international development charity which supports grassroots development and environmental projects in Africa and Asia.
Over the years, GCT has worked linking schools, organisations and individuals in a supportive and learning relationship, pioneering grassroots projects in rural and urban environments. Read More..

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Global Gathering 2019

An international evening of dinner, storytelling, live music and more… Date: Friday, 15th of November 2019 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Venue: Columcille centre (next to Dominion cinema) 2 Newbattle Terrace Morningside Edinburgh EH10 4RT Ticket price: £15 per person (includes 2 courses of meal and live music from The Jit Jive Duo. For tickets email

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Global Gathering 2017

On behalf of The Global Concerns Trust I would like to invite you to our 2017  ‘Global Gathering!’ on Saturday 4th November. Some of you will have attended our events previously which have enjoyed by all! Please see the attached flyer for more information. We usually sell out so please get book tickets early to

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