This year you and thousands of other Oxfam supporters gave many people the chance of a better future. They wish you a bright new year. Here's to changing even more lives in 2013.
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This year marks 100 years of independence in Albania. Over the past 20 years, Oxfam has supported farmers to form cooperatives and become sustainable. We have transformed our programme in Albania into a national social enterprise Quodev, which will continue to create thriving local agri-businesses amongst poor farming communities.
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Written by Victoria Wallis, social media intern for Oxfam Trading
This Christmas season, we asked Oxfam shops all over the country to send pictures of their festive windows. We've been overwhelmed by the spectacular displays that they've sent in and to hear how much effort all the volunteers have made.
Here are some of the best windows from Oxfam shops.
Above is a display created by Oxfam Gillingham....
Over the last few years, Oxfam has uncovered more and more about the extent and impact of land grabbing in the countries where we work. When the speed and scale of this phenomenon became clear, we knew we had to act. We strongly believe that the World Bank is in a unique position to change the rules of the game, which is why we are asking them to lead the way in changing how agricultural land is bought and sold in the developing world. The Bank...
We're offering one lucky person the chance to win an ethical collection food hamper, bursting with treats for the whole family!
The Ethical collection hamper contains a mix of food, including:
Tea in a handpainted tin
A milk chocolate gingerbread house
An Estwani Kitchen Spicy Gift set
A Fairtrade Chilli Chocolate collection
A Fair Trade Burnt Preserves pack
Francis Abuhan, 25, construction worker. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam
Construction worker, Francis Abuhan, his family and some neighbours were sitting on bamboo mats in the road. Their precious belongings lay around them: a television set, video recorder, rice and some cooking equipment, clothes and other personal possessions. Their damaged homes stood in a muddy flooded field next to them.
One man lay prostrate, his...
White Cliffs of Dover? Angel of the North? Glastonbury Tor? SOLD! Can you imagine if this really happened?
Selling these national treasures would be a scandal. Now imagine it was your house, your local school or your community that was under threat. For too many people living in poverty, this is reality.
Every 25 minutes, an area of land the size of Glastonbury festival is bought by foreign investors in some of the...
Here's an infographic from the king of infographics, David McCandless, showing just what a difference treatment can make for people living with AIDS. 85% of people die without treatment - compared to 20% with treatment.