Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Mitigating the Effects of Drought in Somaliland – Documentary

Friday, November 15th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Aid, Climate change, Conflict, Countries, Drought, Education, Food security, Gender, Governance, Land, Peacebuilding, Photos, Somalia, Video, Water/sanitation, Women's rights | No Comments »

Overlooking the Somaliland landscape years ago, one could see patches of green in a vast dry land, with hints of seasonal water courses, where rivers once were. Just like the vast land in need of rain, developmental needs here were ...

Playing the resilience game in Uganda

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 Posted in Climate change, Governance, Uganda, Video | No Comments »

Staff and trainers from ACCRA - the Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance - recently visited Kotido district in north eastern Uganda to run a game on climate change adaptation with district officials. The aim is for the ...

African and US singers join together to #Act4Congo

Friday, January 25th, 2013 Posted in Conflict, DR Congo, Kenya, Pan Africa, Video | No Comments »

The Africans Act 4 Africa campaign - a network of African citizens, activists and musicians - recently brought singers together from the US, DR Congo and Kenya to raise attention to the ongoing crisis in eastern DRC. US gospel singer ...

Oxfam responds in Mugunga camp, eastern DRC

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 Posted in DR Congo, Refugees/IDPs, Video | No Comments »

Since April last year about 50,000 people have fled to the Mugunga camp, close to Goma, to try and escape the fighting in eastern DR Congo. Oxfam teams there are trucking in 100,000 litres of clean water every day, and ...

E-cash on the rise in Somalia

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 Posted in Aid, Somalia, Video | 6 Comments »

Oxfam partner Hijra recently began an innovative new "e-cash" project to deliver aid to people in Mogadishu via mobile phones. Women like Kadija Mohammed, who uses the $150 she receives to invest in her small shop, say receiving mobile cash ...

Actor Amr Waked visits schools in Tanzania

Monday, January 7th, 2013 Posted in Education, Tanzania, Video, Water/sanitation | No Comments »

In schools in rural Tanzania Oxfam is providing clean water and sanitation to help young girls and boys have a chance of a better future. Egyptian actor Amr Waked recently met pupils at schools where Oxfam and Dubai Cares are ...

“No water, no life” – a new borehole comes to Turkana

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 Posted in Kenya, Video, Water/sanitation | 1 Comment »

Have you ever wondered how a borehole is constructed in a remote place like Turkana, in northern Kenya? Helen Owoton, a mother of five, used to walk 1.5 hours each way to get clean water for her family. This video ...

Behind prison walls in DRC

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 Posted in DR Congo, Health, Video | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_4323" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Overcrowded prison conditions"][/caption] I’ve often had to document Oxfam’s hygiene promotion activities in communities, schools, markets and other public places. But never a prison. Until now. In the town of Bunia in DR Congo’s Orientale Province, ...

LRA survivors record their own stories

Friday, April 20th, 2012 Posted in Conflict, DR Congo, Video | No Comments »

In June last year Oxfam gave small video cameras to a community in north-east DRC, where the Lords Resistance Army continues to attack villages and abduct people. We wanted to give people the chance to tell their ...

Video: Tanzanian citizens stand up for their rights

Monday, April 16th, 2012 Posted in Education, Governance, Land, Tanzania, Video | No Comments »

Chukua Hatua, which means "Take action" in Kiswahili, is a programme aiming to support "active citizenship" in communities in northern Tanzania - meaning citizens who ask, know and demand their rights. Musicians, students, farmers, pastoralists, local leaders and citizen groups ...