Thanks to Oxfam supporters, Miriam’s community in rural Zambia has clean, safe, water every single day.
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Let Oxfam Australia’s storyteller, Kate, tell you about the strong women she met in Zambia, and how they fight to keep cholera from taking their loved ones.
Annie is a beacon of hope in her community in Zambia. She’s on a mission to empower and educate her friends and neighbours about the dangers of deadly cholera.
Melinda and her family live in a town called John Laing in Lusaka, Zambia. She was nearly nine months pregnant when she went to a local clinic, thinking she was in labour. Once they ran some tests on her, however, Melinda was told something no pregnant woman would ever want to hear.
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.
Many parents worry about the health and wellbeing of their precious children. But parents like Priscilla, have extra reason to worry — she has only dirty water to give to her children. But together, we can help change this.
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.
The water crisis in Nepal is so acute that in Darchula, a group of women came together to advocate for clean water to be brought to their village.
Oxfam’s Kate Bensen reports from the field in Far West Nepal, where nearly 3 in 4 people survive on dirty, unsafe water.
Hira walks for 14 hours a day to collect water for her family — all because there is no clean water in her village.