Photo credit :Yasmin, 5, with her mother and 6 siblings escaped the war in Syria, and they now live in a room in a rubble-strewn open car park in Qalamoun, Lebanon. They are some of the 50,000 refugees displaced by the Syria crisis that Oxfam are currently helping. Photo credit: Sam Tarling/ Oxfam.

Inspiring Oxfam Talk in Penarth

In just a week's time (Monday 17th June), Oxfam will be hosting an inspirational talk in Penarth. Our guest speaker Lydia Slack will be talking about her first-hand experience of Oxfam's...

Thousands in Wales now hungry and reliant on food aid

Wales faces a hidden scandal where thousands of people cannot feed themselves or their families, according to a hard-hitting report from Oxfam  and Church Action on Poverty.  ...

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Join thousands at London’s BIG IF rally on Saturday 8 June

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...

Lebanon: Samira arrives from Syria. Picture: Luca Sola / Oxfam

Syria Crisis Appeal – Oxfam appeals for further help

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...

Trip to the Bay

Anna McVicker writes: This week four women from Oxfam's Building Livelihoods and Strengthening Communities group based in South Riverside Community Development Centre took the bus down...

Picture: Geoff Sayer / Oxfam

A Promise Made, a Promise Finally Kept

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...

Teb at work in Boots, Newport

Making the most of a diverse workforce

Oxfam Cymru and Displaced People in Action are offering South Wales employers free training on making the most of a workforce that offers high-level specialist skills and wide experience. ...

Judith, a top-notch cellist, leads a music class for mums and babies.

A big "thank you" to our wonderful Get Together fund-raisers

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. ...

From Plant to Plate at Tredegar House

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...

Trussel Trust volunteers

Oxfam Cymru comments on biggest ever increase in use of Welsh food banks

New figures released  this week by the Trussell Trust show the number of people turning to food banks in Wales has risen by over 120% in the last year. 35,000 people have visited a food bank...

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