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We focus our work on vital issues to tackle the root causes of poverty, from life's basics - food, water, health and education - to complex questions around aid, climate change and human rights.
We're working towards a world where everyone has enough to eat and the opportunity to earn a decent living.
It's easy to forget what a miracle water is. With a water supply on tap, food can grow, and people can thrive.
Affordable health care and a quality education are the foundations for a brighter future for poor people.
Health and education
Empowering women is vital to ending poverty. So we put women's rights at the heart of our work.
Good business is about more than making money. Companies can help lift millions of people out of poverty.
Businesses and poverty
We have a long record of saving lives in a crisis. When conflicts or natural disasters strike, we get there fast.
Conflicts and disasters
Good, effective aid saves lives and helps poor people work their own way out of poverty.
Money for aid and development
We help vulnerable people fight discrimination and demand their rights.
Holding people in power to account
Oxfam is working to reduce the impact of global warming - now and in the future.
One in five people in Britain lives in poverty. That's 13 million people. We're working to support them.
Poverty in the UK
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