Hundreds of thousands of Somalis depend on financial support from family working abroad — but a new assessment shows problems with the money transfer system are contributing to a significant reduction in vital remittance flows to vulnerable families in Somalia.
After completing her PhD on social responsibility in mining at the University of Queensland, Mirella joined the Public Policy and Advocacy unit at Oxfam’s Melbourne office as a way of contributing her skills and experience in the field.
In the second part of this Schools in Action series, we continue looking at the inspiring ideas by Australian schools to provide relief to the people of Nepal.
In this 'Schools in Action' series, we take a look at the amazing work undertaken by Australian schools in partnership with Oxfam to provide relief to the people of Nepal.
Women are becoming frontline activists in the battle against the dams that threaten their communities: “We all have one dream. We want to be included in the decisions over the dams. We want our rights to be heard”
Fadi Elbarbar is the Social Justice Coordinator at St Monica’s in Epping, Victoria. Apart from being a star teacher, he also won the Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand’s Fairtrade Supporter of the Year Award 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.