Inspiration from yesteryear: old Oxfam ads

Regular blogger Al sent round a link this week to an interesting Pinterest board set up by Mark Phillips. Mark's compiled a collection of old charity ads. It's well worth a look -...

Three earthquake commemorations, three steps in reconstruction

Agathe Nougaret has been living and working in Haiti since December 2010. She reflects on her experiences before and since she joined Oxfam as an Urban Coordinator in August 2012. ...

Five things you should know about being the "Event Operations Intern"

If there is any surface that isn't green yet, you haven't finished.  The operations team is responsible for the materials used at all the running events. It's our job to...

Snowbound in Georgia

"At night you can hear the jackals howling, and sometimes the bears attack my cattle," says 53 year old Otar as he sits smoking in his armchair.  Here in the remote mountainous...

Happy new year, and thanks for 2012!

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. Watch...

100 years of independence in Albania

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...

A snapshot of Oxfam's Christmas shop windows

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...

It's time for the World Bank to be a land leader

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...

Win an ethical collection food hamper

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,...

Philippines: Learning lessons from the past

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...

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