Carol Owen

UK poverty Communications Officer

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Spring in the air at Duffryn

The weather may still be chilly, but green shoots were showing at Duffryn Community Allotment in Newport where the first working day of the season got off to a flying start this week. 36 people...

Latoya at Radio Cardiff

Latoya's Journey

My name is Latoya. I come from Barbados. I'm 28 and a participant in Oxfam Cymru's Sanctuary in Wales project  based in Oasis, Cardiff for women refugees and asylum seekers.  I...

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...

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...

FAN group in action

FANs gather for fun and friendship

Who is my friend? Who is my neighbour? Being a good friend and neighbour starts with each one of us. FAN groups are small groups of friends and neighbours - or people who soon become friends. ...

Eileen with Oasis client Latoya and her daughter Sayeda

Proud to support a project that feels like home

Eileen Dillon writes about her volunteering visit to Oxfam's  Sanctuary in Wales project in Cardiff as part of Oxfam's See for Yourself programme for its supporters. ...

Eileen's South Wales Diary

Last week we introduced Eileen Dillon, an Oxfam supporter from Exeter who is spending a fortnight volunteering in Wales with two of the charity's UK Poverty Programme projects. In her first blog,...

Eileen Dillon

Eileen comes to Wales to see Oxfam in action

Eileen Dillon has been an Oxfam supporter for thirteen years. The 48-year-old  theatre director and National Trust learning officer has supported the charity's campaigns and paid out regular...