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What we do

We won't live with poverty

Oxfam is a global movement of millions of people who share the belief that, in a world rich in resources, poverty isn't inevitable. This is just some of what we do.

About us and how we work

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We are a global community with a footprint in over 90 countries worldwide.

Oxfam Great Britain is just one of a network of 19 affiliate organisations led and managed by Oxfam International.

As an Oxfam supporter, you are part of a global movement of millions of people who share the belief that, in a world rich in resources, poverty isn't inevitable.

How we work 

The impact of our work

Your donations are helping people like Julia

Julia's family home collapsed when Cyclone Idai hit the city of Beira, Mozambique. But still she wants to volunteer because, "these people do not know enough about dangerous diseases like cholera. I want to help them and save their children."

Julia is doing household visits and chlorine distribution in in Praia Nova, a poor area in Beira that has been hit hardest.

With the help of Oxfam supporters like you, 'activistas' have been trained to reach local communities with vital health information, including what to do if they suspect family or friends are infected. We will also distribute water purification liquids.

Read more impact stories 

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Oxfam GB's supporters are at the heart of what we do. You make possible our vital work with some of the world's poorest communities.

Every donation we receive, regardless of how big or small it is, makes a difference.

We can't do it without you. Run, bake, tweet, give, shop, speak out, even sky dive - how will you be part of the generation to end extreme poverty?

See Oxfam's promise to you, our supporters

For every £1 Oxfam spends* 

84p 

goes directly to emergency,
development and
campaigning work

9p 

is spent on
support costs

7p 

is invested to generate
future revenue


*excluding the costs of running our high street and online shops