Put an end to risky malaria scheme, warns Oxfam

Affordable Medicines Facility for malaria is a dangerous distraction from effective public health measures. A scheme designed as a "silver bullet" to fight malaria could actually...

Five charity fundraising events you shouldn't try at home

What's the strangest thing you've done for charity? Here are just five fundraising activities for brave, dedicated or just plain peculiar supporters. We highly recommend not trying these...

Strawberries bring hope to women in Azerbaijan

To mark world food day this week, Emil Baghirov, a blogger from Azerbaijan, travelled to the Tartar region in the centre of the country to find out how strawberry farming is changing rural women's...

Pic of the week: Hot Chip and Dolly Parton at Oxjam!

Here's Hot Chip's Alexis proudly displaying his new Dolly Parton record. Alexis bought it from our Oxfam Dalston shop and played it as part of Hot Chip's set to launch...

Comment of the week: "Hand on heart, donations make a massive difference"

Comment of the week comes from Abbie, a mum from Newport, South Wales. She replied to our nationwide search to find someone to come and see our work in action, and we sent her to Malawi to see for...

A special evening of performance, big ideas and storytelling

Last weekend at the Oxford Playhouse we held a fantastic celebration of Oxfam's 70th anniversary: "Eight Stories High". There we heard some amazing stories, saw some incredible performances,...

Oxfam urges support from the International Community to help people affected by tropical storm in Bangladesh

International agency Oxfam today (16th October) called on the International Community for support to help the people affected by the tropical storm that hit the remote islands on the southeast coast...

A lovely photo

I've just been putting together a promo for Oxfam's homepage, using this photo. There are a lot of snapshots in Oxfam's library that I see time after time - those really great shots that...

On World Food Day, a cash lifeline

Aisha tells me she's 100 years old and things have never been so bad. Deep lines etch her weathered face and I can only imagine the harsh life she must have led. I find her sitting on...

'The Power of We' in Azerbaijan: An impossible dream

In rural Azerbaijan, many women shoulder the burden of caring for their families and earning a living while their husbands migrate to Russia to find work. For 'Blog Action Day', Azeri blogger...

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