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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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Oxfam reaction to Scottish Government announcement of money to help Rohingya in Bangladesh

Oxfam Scotland welcomed today's announcement by the First Minister that the Scottish Government will release £120,000 from its Humanitarian Emergency Fund to help Rohingya people who have fled...

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School pupils to learn how to identify fake news

School pupils across Scotland will learn how to identify fake news through a new resource produced by Oxfam Scotland and Christian Aid Scotland. ...

Oxfam Scotland welcomes the unveiling of the Scottish Government's new Emergency Fund

Responding to the unveiling of the Scottish Government's new Humanitarian Emergency Fund, Angus Nelson, Head of Fundraising for Oxfam Scotland, said: "Oxfam is delighted that this...

Give just a little now and make a difference to the people of South Sudan

Sixteen million people are on the brink of starvation in East Africa because of a combination of drought and conflict. People are already dying in South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. The Disasters...

Heart-wrenching and heart-warming - Lisa Stewart reflects on her recent visit to Malawi

This article first appeared in the Irvine Herald on November 11 2016. ...

Desperate measures: worsening food crisis in Malawi driving people towards extreme coping mechanisms

Oxfam Scotland finds urgent need in Scotland's core international development partner country ...

Hunger is a reality for millions in Malawi

Imagine only having a third of the food you need to feed your family.  ...

Total raised for DEC Nepal Earthquake in Scotland reaches £4 million. £47 million donated across UK

Scots have donated £4 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal since it launched last week. £47 million has now been raised in the UK as a whole, helping aid agencies to reach an estimated 310,000...

DEC Nepal Earthquake appeal raises more than £1.6 million in Scotland. Over £19 million raised across UK.

The Scottish public has donated over £1.6 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal, a day after it was launched. This figure does not include the £250,000 donation announced by the Scottish...

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