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Our stories

When you support Oxfam, you help create a world without the inequality that fuels poverty. Here's what that looks like for the communities we work with.


Siphon's story

Cambodia: Siphon is a community activist who was trained and coached by 3SPN to advocate for community issues with the local authorities. She is a leader in her community and a part of the local fisheries network. Photo: Patrick Moran/Oxfam

"We have to work together in term of conservation, because it will provide the long-term benefits for next generations."

Meet Siphon


Obby's story

Yawuru (Broome), Australia: Obby participated in the KAWC Roundtable in Broome, 2023. She is a proud Bunuba woman from Fitzroy Crossing. Photo: Aimee Han/Oxfam

 I’m passionate about language and about culture and about people, and empowering people — I think the way to do that is through language and culture.”

Meet Obby


Yannick's story

“VPride … it also helped to build up my confidence. It meant that I could go out and I can put myself on the front line and present my sexual orientation.”

Meet Yannick

Papua New Guinea

Onano’s story

Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea: Onano John prepares to collect honey from her hives in the Eastern Highlands. Photo: Patrick Moran/OxfamAUS

When women can earn a living it not only improves gender equality, it also helps whole communities lift themselves out of poverty.

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Papua New Guinea

Eriko’s story

Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea: Eriko Fuferefa, Director of KUSWA and a survivor of gender-based violence. Photo: OxfamAUS

Violence against women and girls is alarmingly common in Papua New Guinea. Oxfam is working with trailblazers like Eriko to empower women and build a safer future.

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Natalia’s story

Oecusse, Timor-Leste: Natalia Falo, pictured at her home where she says her partner Norbertu has taken a more active role in domestic chores after participating in Oxfam's Gender Action Learning System (GALS) training as part of the Hakbiit program. The family are also saving more money from selling animals and agricultural production. Photo: Ismenio Pereira/Oxfam

Before she put pen to paper, Natalia’s dream for a new house may have seemed unattainable. But her happy new home is proof that if you can see it, you can be it.

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Samreen’s story

Future female leader in Pakistan

Many 17 year olds look forward to the moment when they turn 18 and can legally vote but not many plan to stand for election the same year.

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For every $1 we spend

Cambodia: Srey Rath is involved in training, campaigns, and national forums participation through Oxfam local partner Culture and Environment Preservation Association (CEPA). She has received a lot of capacity building and is a young leader in the community advocating for better fishing and water governance practices. Photo: Patrick Moran/Oxfam

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Timor-Leste: Ilda at her home. She has always been a saver, even before joining ROMANSA. She is currently a leader in her group. Photo: Patrick Moran/Oxfam

27c of every $1 goes towards raising the next

For every $1 we spend, 27c is invested on generating future income, helping us to fund even more vital work.

Somalia: Hodan Mohamad Warsame, works at Oxfam Somalia Somaliland as a Public Health Engineer.

10c goes towards vital support costs

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Read the latest news and stories from Oxfam’s charity work around the globe.

26 Jun 2024

Oxfam reaction to Zucman report to Brazil’s G20 Presidency on taxing the super-rich

Published today, economist Gabriel Zucman’s report―due to be formally presented at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting in July―sets out a proposal for a global standard on taxing the ultra-rich. In response, Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Officer Lyn Morgain said: “This is a sensible and serious proposal that is in every government’s […]

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25 Jun 2024

Gaza hunger figures reflect “shameful failure” of global leaders: Oxfam

In response to the latest Global Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report published today, which warns that a high risk of famine persists across the Gaza Strip, Oxfam’s Regional Director for the Middle East, Sally Abi Khalil, said: “The figures in this report are a shameful testament to the failure of world leaders to […]

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20 Jun 2024

In the ten worst-hit countries, increasing floods and drought forced people to flee 8 million times last year – over twice that of a decade ago

Hunger nearly tripled in five of these countries over the same period Water-related disasters forced people to flee from their homes nearly eight million separate times in 10 of the world’s worst-hit countries last year, with many having to move multiple times – a 120% increase compared to a decade ago, said Oxfam today. On […]

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