Poverty is a complex problem with many causes. But when you break it down, sometimes the best solutions are remarkably simple — like compost.
Tag: Make Poverty History
A new photo essay captures the lives of young Palestinians that have been shaped by a systematic denial of rights, despite the promises of the Oslo Accords.
Once, Buchumi was a primary school teacher. But when war broke out, he was forced to flee to a refugee camp in Tanzania. Here is life would change forever.
The Nduta refugee camp in Tanzania is home to more than 55,000 personal stories of survival and hope. Godebrite’s remarkable story is one of them.
Several years ago Kelly Inae came up with the idea of “Mountain Honey”, a honey making business to help farmers in rural areas by training them as beekeepers. Yet, despite his best intentions, he soon realised it wasn’t possible to do it all for free.
2016 was a year of massive upheaval for many people across the world. But it was not all bad news. Together with Oxfam, you’ve been there, and given hope to millions of people.
As part of the mid-year budget outlook (MYEFO), the government yesterday announced a third cut to the aid budget of $3.7 billion. This brings the cuts to aid announced by this Government to $11.3 billion in just one year.
A group of prominent Australians have added their voice to The Movement to End Poverty and have called on leaders from all sides of politics to support an increase of foreign aid to 50 cents in every $100 of gross national income by 2016 in order to tackle global poverty. Research biologist Sir Gustav Nossal, […]
74,000+ Strong Movement to End Poverty petition handed to Minister for International Development Melissa Parke. On World Humanitarian Day (Monday 19 August), Oxfam Australia’s Board Chair, Dr Jane Hutchison and Oaktree WA State Director, Simon Bunstead handed over the Movement to End Poverty petition, signed by 74,725 people, to the Minister for International Development, Melissa […]
By Melissa Ho – Oxfam Australia Volunteer I used to hate politics. Yet somehow this year I became a political activist… gosh it must have been something I ate. From dressing up as a giant corn for Oxfam’s GROW campaign, I now found myself helping to organise an electoral forum. On Tuesday evening, a joint […]