Poverty is a complex problem with many causes. But when you break it down, sometimes the best solutions are remarkably simple — like compost.
Tag: African food crisis
Today, the world stands on the brink of unprecedented famines. About 30 million people are experiencing alarming hunger, severe levels of food insecurity and malnutrition in north-eastern Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen.
Oxfam’s Kate Bensen travelled to Zimbabwe to see first-hand how you’re helping us respond to the hunger crisis. She couldn’t believe how different it is to what she’d imagined.
At the height of the drought in Zimbabwe, our mobile cash transfers gave Florence and her family a rare glimpse of hope. We gave Florence a mobile phone so she could receive cash transfers via text to pay for basic food items.
The women of Eastern Somaliland are being pushed to the edge, desperately seeking food for their children as their country stands on the brink of famine. We met with six women who told us their stories of strength and survival.
Oxafm is supporting a unique project in Tanzania, so that refugees can learn new skills to work their own way out of poverty… and it’s got people buzzing with excitement.
Famine in South Sudan has left 100,000 people on the verge of starvation and millions more in dire need of help. This is a man-made tragedy, and we are running out of time to avoid it getting worse.
Having already left everything behind, many displaced families now seek shelter in some of the world’s poorest communities that lack access to basic services like water and sanitation.
A largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in Africa, forcing more than 2.6 million people to flee their homes. This story aims to give them a voice.
Violence in the African countries of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon, has forced 2.7 million people to flee their homes. Millions are going hungry, with thousands already expected to have died.