Fadi Elbarbar is the Social Justice Coordinator at St Monica’s in Epping, Victoria. Apart from being a star teacher and all round lovely guy, he also won the Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand’s Fairtrade Supporter of the Year Award last year for his work in leading St Monica’s to become a Fairtrade school!
In just the past 15 years we’ve helped halve extreme poverty; and now we need to finish the job. The Sustainable Development Goals can get us there and are about to be approved at the United Nations over the next few days.
In his current volunteer role as a Campaigns Event Manager, Sawan pursues his passion in international relations and develops new skills. Bring your passion to life with Oxfam and make a real difference to people living in poverty.
It’s almost exactly six months since Tropical Cyclone Pam made a direct and devastating hit on Vanuatu, changing lives forever. Recently, I visited Vanuatu and Kiribati and saw first-hand the devastating impacts of climate change in action. Changing weather patterns and rising seas are threatening homes and making it harder for people to grow, buy and […]
The United Nations Sustainable Development Summit will be held in New York next month and has the potential to change the lives of people around the world.
Irresponsible and illegal arms deals continue to fuel conflict in Africa. But today is an important milestone in Oxfam’s campaign to control arms and save lives.
Noor* and her husband once had a medical clinic in north Yemen, along the border of Saudi Arabia. Now they have a mound of rubble. Yemen is undergoing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. One in two people in Yemen — nearly 13 million people — are now struggling to find enough to eat. Of that number, half of them are on the brink of starvation. One family shares their story.
The Victorian Student Representative Council hosted more than 200 of Victoria’s most effervescent kids for their annual congress. In this blog, Oxfam's Schools Program Coordinator Annalise De Mel, CEO and co-founder of One Girl Chantelle Baxter, and Kevin Hawkins from Oaktree share their top take-home tips to aspiring young activists.
Oxfam recently partnered with the Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service (AWAHS) to deliver the ‘Deadly Smiles’ project, a project dedicated to improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Hear from the Project Lead, Dr Dumi Medago, who recently received an Appreciation Award from the local community.