Join thousands at London's BIG IF rally on Saturday 8 June at 2pm in Hyde Park and demand and end to world hunger. We need you to help create a noise and plant a huge, visual petition that G8 leaders can't ignore.
Did you know? One in eight people don't have enough food to stay healthy. Every 15 seconds a child dies of hunger. There is enough food for everyone, but not everyone has enough food. This is the silent scandal...
Oxfam Cymru would like to thank the many people across Wales for their generous response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria. But with the situation escalating Oxfam is appealing for more funds with the aim of helping 650,000 people over the coming 12 months. This crisis is now Oxfam's number one priority.
Anna McVicker writes:
This week four women from Oxfam's Building Communities and Sustainable Livelihoods group based in South Riverside Community Development Centre took the bus down to Cardiff Bay for an afternoon of coffee and culture. The sun wasn't shining (in fact it was pouring), but we had a lot of fun.
The visit came about after some of the women told me that several of them had never taken a bus ride in Cardiff...
On Wednesday March 20th, the UK Government finally kept to its 43 year old promise and announced it will be spending 0.7% of national income on aid.
The UK is now the first G8 (forum for the eight world's wealthiest countries) country to meet this promise and the 6th country of the original 22 who met way back in 1970.
This is fantastic news because effective aid can have a huge impact on people's lives. The UK's aid...
Thank you to everyone in Wales who held an Oxfam Get Together to celebrate International Women's Day and raise money to transform the lives of women living in poverty around the world. Get Together host Sian Jones from Mold, said "The idea of supporting women in particular really gave our event a specific aim and made us feel part of a worldwide community, so thank you for the opportunity to raise money for women."
The Plant 2 Plate Project kicked off at the allotment in the grounds of Tredegar House on Wednesday. Three of the families supported through Oxfam Cymru's UK Poverty Project at Duffryn Community Link turned up and really got stuck in.
"They achieved lots in the first day on site- putting together and siting eight raised beds, and sowing seeds in the greenhouse. There was a real sense of team working and they all thoroughly enjoyed...