Why Oxfam's rooting for Roger Federer: there's £100,000 in it

Oxfam's rooting for an Andy Murray-Roger Federer final Wimbledon this year. Here's why. Charities are known for receiving strange gifts in people's Wills, and Oxfam is no exception. ...

West Africa campaign success: Determination not dreams

"The world is full of dreams that became a reality when people had the determination to make them so." These were the words of Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid,...

Scottish dad takes Arms Trade Treaty campaign to the United Nations

David Grimason has today announced he will take his campaign for a strong Arms Trade Treaty to the United Nations during the final talks in New York. Mr Grimason's son Alistair was two-years-old...

From Scotland to the world: Fighting climate change

A friend from London and I have a long standing joke about how great we Scots are as inventors. We are certainly a small nation that likes to lead the way: the T.V, telephone and tarmac - and...

What happens when you take an action with Oxfam? The Rio hand in

As a campaigning organisation we regularly ask you, our supporters, to sign action cards and petitions or take online actions. But what happens to those actions after you take them? Over...

Volunteer with Oxfam at Y Not Festival

For nearly 20 years, Oxfam has been campaigning at some of the UK's biggest festivals, but now we're spreading... and reaching some of the country's lesser-known events. Often...

Pregnancy and childbirth: It's a woman's right to choose

It's good to have a choice. Whether it's between tea or coffee, chocolate or fruit and condoms or the Pill. In fact when it comes to planning a family it's not just good that we...

Water brings new hope as Wajir tries to recover from drought

One year since the launch of Oxfam's appeal for the food crisis in East Africa, Polycarp Otieno returns to Wajir in north eastern Kenya, to see how Oxfam's response is helping communities...

One year on from the East Africa food crisis, much progress and many lessons

The worst food crisis in the 21st century It is a year now since the world woke up to what has been called the worst food crisis in the 21st century. The footage of Dadaab refugee camp in...

25,000 jerry cans benefit Somali families

"I've been fetching water from a nearby shallow well, by using leaky plastic packets," Medina, a displaced mother of two, explained. "I used to lose more than half of the...

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