2014: the year of hard truths or return of the good times?

Economic growth returned to the UK last year and unemployment is falling, but can people on the lowest incomes expect things to get better in 2014? Krisnah Poinasamy analyses recent good and bad...

'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.  ...

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Still more to do on the Lobby Bill...

The Lobbying Bill: YES there are STILL things wrong with it, NO we're still not happy and NO the campaign isn't over. Since we last blogged about the 'Lobbying Bill'...

Oxjam Interview Series Daniel Mackenzie

The Oxjam interview series is a celebration of our incredible volunteers from Gig Makers to Takeover Teams.  We'll soon be recruiting for Oxjam Takeover Managers, wonderfully dedicated volunteers...

Thursday in Tanzania visiting the rice fields

This week, food writer and UK poverty campaigner Jack Monroe is visiting Oxfam's projects in Tanzania. Today she met farmers in Shinyanga, who are lifting lives with the income...

Why I'm in Tanzania...

This week, food writer and UK poverty campaigner Jack Monroe is visiting Oxfam's projects in Tanzania. Here she writes about why she has gone on this trip to "meet women who have made...

The Gift of Sight in Yemen

In Yemen, families who have been affected by the humanitarian and economic crisis have been receiving livestock to help them improve their income and rebuild their lives. For Suad, the donation of...

Oxjam Interview Series - Greg Fearn

2013 saw Oxjam's biggest year to date, with hundreds of events going on up and down the country throughout October, all united by three simple things: good music, good people, and a good cause....

Philippines: Christmas after Typhoon Haiyan - rise up, stand up

Oxfam's Jane Beesley reports on a Christmas  different from other years, among the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, central Philippines. ...

The Philippines: where your money's going

In the month since Typhoon Haiyan cut a deadly path across the central Philippines on 8 November, generous supporters have donated £5 million to Oxfam's response. If you have donated, thanks...

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