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Women attend workshops as part of the AMAL programme in the West Bank. Credit: Oxfam

Amal: hope for the women of the Arab spring

Although women were at the forefront of the 2011 uprisings in the Arab world, their voices are still not being heard in many areas. Here Serena Tramonti introduces our gender justice programme in...

'Made in Palestine' - helping a small women's group export soap to the world

Six years ago, a small women's co-operative from the West Bank started growing vegetables to sell at the local market. Now, with a little help from Oxfam, they are exporting soap around the world.  ...

Design a Bog Day

We need designers, manufacturers and inventors to create the emergency sanitation kit of the future. Join us on 13 September 2013 and design latrines and taps which could save lives in disaster situations...

Team Tiger’s Treasure Hunt in Ethiopia

Oxfam is always looking at new ways to improve sanitation in its programmes and the Tiger Worm Toilet is just one novel method that is currently being trialled. With an estimated 2.6 billion people...

Sponsorship with a Do-ifference

Tough Mudder Birthday I guess it was at some point in the middle of the summer we never had, that I decided to enter Tough Mudder; a mud-centric, water heavy 12 mile course strewn with troubling...

Cafe Direct - Food Heroes across the world

I'm in the Cafédirect offices in East London to meet Alvaro Gomez, the general manager of a of a coffee growing cooperative in Costa Rica and one of the directors of Cafédirect.   ...

The Fair Trade Way - Food heroes on the move

My food heroes are a combination of settings, places, paths and people and is called The Fair Trade Way - a part of which I walked along this August. What is the Fair Trade Way? ...

The fabulous Craftivist Collective supports the Grow campaign

Who thought tomato jam could be world changing? Find out the inspiration behind the Craftivist Collective summer jam project. Watch an instruction video and check out the video of the launch...

Food heroes are serving up some local food solutions!

With Oxfam's UK Poverty Program warning of a 'perfect storm' of welfare cuts and spiralling living costs and Oxfam campaigners taking to the streets to explain why one in seven people...

Video fundraisers send Oxfam £63k worth of goats!

What would you do with £63,000 worth of goats? Oxfam puts them to good use, producing milk to drink and sell, fertiliser for crops, and kids to take to market. It's all thanks to a pair...

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