Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: A world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as citizens of an equal world. Underpinned by our global strategic plan, Oxfam commits to achieving six strategic goals: • The Right to be Heard • Gender Justice […]
The conflict that erupted in Darfur in 2003 hugely affected women and girls – many of them not only lost their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers to fighting; they also lost their homes and their livelihoods. Before the crisis, women were the backbone of the family economy. They worked in farms and sold goods at […]
For the last one year that I have been working as the Information Coordinator for Somalia programme, I seem to have a first for everything and my story below will not be any different. During the month of August 2015, I was honored to participate in the Hargeysa International Book Fair (HIBF) in Somaliland. For […]
Uganda, as a country is endowed with such beauty, filled with so much opportunity and promise and yet we also face many challenges. One of the greatest threats to our development is the impact of climate change as rising temperatures; drought and flooding are already hitting majority of Ugandans hard. As world leaders come together […]
This November, off my stage performances, I had an opportunity of meeting some smallscale women farmers who are supported by Oxfam and partners in Nebbi District. It was so different from my day to day routine as it gave me a whole new perspective on the efforts and struggles these women go through to feed […]
Sokare Tona, mother of seven, lives in Ziway, Oromia region, Ethiopia. 5 years ago Sokare got seriously ill due to malaria.
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