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Subject: scotland

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‘Oxfam has opened up work opportunities for me’

At any given time Oxfam teams are responding to an average of 25 emergencies worldwide.  But our work begins here in Scotland - raising money through our network of shops supported by a dedicated...

Everyone's Business: The role of the Scottish Business Pledge in delivering the Global Goals

By Rhiannon Sims, Policy and Research Officer. Today Oxfam has published a new briefing paper: Inclusive Business: Recommendations for enhancing the Scottish Business Pledge as a driver...

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Helensburgh grandmother knits 500 jumpers for Oxfam

A grandmother from Helensburgh has knitted an incredible 500 jumpers which she has donated to Oxfam. Valerie Ashworth, 78, completed the remarkable feat over a period of six years. ...

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'Volunteering at Oxfam gives me satisfaction'

Youssef is originally from Syria. Last year, he was resettled with his family on the Isle of Bute through a UK Government run scheme. Youssef has been volunteering at the Oxfam shop in Rothesay for...

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‘I’m so proud of the progress I’ve made’

Eiman Mirghani is a chemistry student, blogger, advocate for peace and New Scot. She arrived in Glasgow last year after being forced to flee her home in Sudan. Here, she blogs about how participating...

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A wee message from a New Scot

Today people around the world are gathering to celebrate World Refugee Day. ...

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Scotland rolls out the welcome mat to mark World Refugee Day

Event to be held 11-12pm Wednesday 20 June, George Square. ...

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Museum Without A Home finds refuge in Glasgow

Award-winning exhibition to be held during Refugee Festival Scotland. ...

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A Good Food Nation doesn’t leave others hungry

Teresa is from Lowareng'ak, an area in Turkana, northern Kenya. It hasn't rained there for over a year. ...

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Celebrating our volunteers

Today marks the beginning of Volunteers' Week: a national celebration of the difference volunteers make across the UK. Oxfam's lucky enough to be supported by a dedicated team...

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