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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...

Challenging lies about poverty in Wales

As poverty in Wales rises, Oxfam Cymru and the Church in Wales join forces to challenge the myths about poverty. Julian Rosser, head of Oxfam Cymru, discusses some of the myths perpetuated by the...

Help us win £50,000 to fund our fantastic work in the UK

Oxfam is known for its work in over 90 countries around the world, but did you know that we also work with some of the most disadvantaged communities in the UK? ...

‘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...

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...

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...

For once, the media showed they understand poverty in the UK

Since Iain Duncan Smith rashly joined a long list of politicians trying to "experience poverty" by declaring that he could live on £53 a week (the level of income a market trader said he...

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,...