Lives were lost, homes reduced to rubble, and livelihoods shattered — but Muna survived. And amid the chaos, she welcomed her second son into the world.
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How one local woman is mobilising villages to show their love for the free-flowing river, and defying those who wish to exploit it.
We know that education gives young people a path out of poverty. But the pathway to education is, quite literally, long and bumpy in Southern Malawi. So we’re breaking the cycle of poverty with… well, with cycles.
In northern Vietnam, the only thing sweeter than sticky rice… is more sticky rice. So Oxfam is helping local rice farmers work smarter and grow more.
Dirty water, poor sanitation and unsafe hygiene practices have made life incredibly hard for generations of women like Nola. But we are committed to improving access to clean water and hygienic sanitation facilities for families in Papua New Guinea — and around the world.
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.
With five grandchildren in her care, Zivei survived the worst of Zimbabwe’s drought with her spirit and humour intact.
After years of campaigning from Oxfam supporters, Gorman and Factory X have published the names and locations of their factories. It’s an important step forward in supply chain transparency. Without this information it is extremely difficult to confirm whether workers are being treated fairly, and it allows workers to raise their concerns directly with the […]
For too long, the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have been unheard in Australia’s political landscape. But we’re working with partner organisation Aarnja to make sure that women like Bev Walley are heard, loud and clear.
Last week, thanks to your support, Oxfam Australia was presented with ‘Best Social Innovation’ at the 2017 Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies awards for our Weather Index Insurance scheme in Sri Lanka.