Happy Red Nose Day!

Oxfam staff and volunteers are joining the rest of the UK today by donning their red noses to raise money for Comic Relief.  ...

Taking over Twitter from Zaatari Refugee Camp

On 1 February, 25-year-old Hasan Hariri took over Oxfam's Twitter page to give us an insight into a day in the life of a Syrian refugee living in Zaatari camp in Jordan.  On Thursday, there...

Senegal Shwop trip - see the sorts of projects supported by Shwopping

This week, Fee Gilfeather, Head of Marketing for Oxfam's Trading Division has gone to Senegal with Marks & Spencer and Shwopping ambassador Joanna Lumley to see the sort of projects...

The Women Leaders

Women making change in Nepal

In January, Dow Punpiputt met some of the women leaders who took part in the Raising Her Voice project in Nepal.  Here she gives a personal response to the impact of meeting with these inspirational...

A woman on a mission to help Syrian refugees

In Jordan's Zaatari camp, home to 146,000 Syrian refugees, Oxfam's female engineer, Farah Al-Basha, is a woman on a mission. She is working amid a sea of male construction and site workers...

The daily struggle for water in Yemen

World leaders are meeting in London today to discuss the deepening humanitarian situation in Yemen.  Over half the population does not have access to clean water and Sana'a is predicted...

One million Syrian refugees have been forced to flee conflict

By now, many of you will have heard about the staggering increase in the number of Syrian refugees, which is dominating today's news. This morning, the UN announced that the number of people...

Celebrate International Women's Day with an Oxfam Get Together

On 8 March, and throughout the entire month, thousands of people across the UK are going to be celebrating International Women's Day by holding an Oxfam Get Together - and we can't wait.  ...

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...

Go behind the brands you buy

Horsemeat scandal got you wondering where your food really comes from? Well, we've got good news and bad news. The good news: Oxfam has just released a simple way for you to find out which...

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