How canoes are saving lives in South Sudan

A unique Oxfam run canoeing program in South Sudan is assisting communities to seek refuge rapidly in an emergency, and helps the canoe operators to earn the money they need to support their families.

“We need to have a say in what happens to our kids”

It’s a cold and windy winter morning in Alice Springs but you wouldn’t know it looking at the blue, cloudless sky. The sun is blinding, even at 9am, and the rocky ridge surrounding the town — said to have been created by giant caterpillars in the Arrernte people’s Dreamtime story — glows bright orange in […]

Paddling for men’s Indigenous health

After tackling his own mental health issues, Cormach Evans is now determined to improve the health and wellbeing of other Indigenous men in the Geelong community – through sport.

Bakery group turns mums into breadwinners in Tanzania

Subsistence handouts can only go so far in a place like Nyarugusu camp. So Oxfam is instead focused on practical ways — like baking — to give this growing refugee community a hand up, and help them become more self-sufficient.

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