Oxfam Australia's Dylan Quinnell has just returned from three weeks in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. There are now over a million people trapped in flimsy makeshift shelters, with a monsoon bearing down on them and nowhere to call home. Yet, hope remains strong among the Rohingya people.
Ainsley Gawdat is currently volunteering in our Volunteer Engagement Team, supporting the Sydney Office and Volunteer Engagement Coordinator. Ainsley’s role is to assist in the recruitment of Oxfam’s shop and office volunteers and to help with reception and administrative duties such as answering phones and enquiries. In the past, Ainsley helped with Oxfam’s 2018 Close […]
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Tuzamurane pineapple farming cooperative has paved a pathway for Rwandan women to escape the cycle of poverty. With support from the co-op, female farmers can now send their children to school, pay for food and health care, buy land and invest in other small businesses.
Kiran, who is nine months pregnant, just wants her children to grow up healthy and strong. But she has no access to clean water and she must walk long distances to collect water from a dirty well.
When earthquakes devastated Nepal in 2015, thousands of lives were lost. Without the generosity of Oxfam supporters, families like Til's might still be homeless and drinking contaminated ground water.