Date: Jul 2013

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‘Well done mum!’ Children cheer mothers’ success on Access to Work project

Proud kids made colourful banners to celebrate their mums' achievements in completing six months on Oxfam Cymru's unique Access to Work programme. at a unique awards ceremony in Cardiff's...

It is the state that is shirking its duties, not the parents

Jack Monroe began using food banks to feed herself and her son last year after losing her job. She found herself grappling with a food budget, after housing costs and bills, of only ten pounds a...

When is a food bank referral not a food bank referral? When it’s from the DWP

A month ago Oxfam and Church Action on Poverty highlighted the stark increase in food poverty in the UK: at least half a million people now rely on emergency food support from foodbanks around the...

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...

Child maintenance is crucial for single parents in the UK

If you're a single parent in the UK, you're more likely to be struggling - more single parents than couple families have no savings, or are in social housing. But child maintenance - the...