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Enough Food for Everyone IF Launches in Manchester

Manchester is the first UK City Council to join the likes of Bill Gates and Desmond Tutu in supporting a new international campaign against hunger, Enough Food for Everyone IF.     Counsellors...

Enough food for everyone IF

Introducing... Enough food for everyone IF

Meet IF. It might be one little word, but we're hoping it's going to make 2013 the beginning of the end of the global hunger crisis. Right now, 1 in every 8 people live...

Mums Matter to Mancunians - from conception to launch

It was over a year ago when we first thought of bringing together all our campaigning efforts for mothers' health in an exhibition in our beloved City of Manchester.  The...

Mums Matter to Mancunians

Do Mums Matter to Mancunians?  Of course they do, as volunteers from Manchester Oxfam Group discovered when they began to raise awareness of maternal mortality across the world. This exhibition...

Sponsorship with a Do-ifference

Tough Mudder Birthday I guess it was at some point in the middle of the summer we never had, that I decided to enter Tough Mudder; a mud-centric, water heavy 12 mile course strewn with troubling...

Warm atmosphere with delicious cakes and interesting debate about maternal health

Birth Rights Exhibition impressed Huddersfield – again!

  Every week, around 75 women in Ghana die because of complication during pregnancy and childbirth - and Midwifery society from the Huddersfield University decided to raise awareness...

Westminster - Original photo by Sean Barnard

2013

In 2013 the Budget is going to be a big moment for the UK - the 40 year promise of making 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) to international aid will be coming to a head!  But what...

Bonnie Wright Senegal

Expelliarmus Poverty

At the end of the international year of co-operatives, I went to the Manchester GMEX on Thursday 1st November to hear the 1.4 Billion Reasons presentation from Bonnie Wright, Harry Potter actress...

Panelists at the World Vision Fringe event

Report from the Fringe by campaigner Rachel Kean

Campaigner Rachel Kean went along to a fringe event at the Labour Party Conference called "Is Peace-building Child's Play?" organised by World Vision UK.  She heard Ivan Lewis,...

Downing Street: End hunger

Today activists and campaigners from eight aid agencies, including Oxfam, visited Downing Street to urge world leaders to act to end hunger and malnutrition. Oxfam, Save the Children, Avaaz...

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