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“My land, my life,” spoke out the Rural Women of West Africa

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 Posted in Agriculture, Burkina Faso, Climate Change, Cote d'Ivoire, English, Food and Security, Ghana, Guinea, Let's tackle hunger, Liberia, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tchad | No Comments »

Press release March 8, 2016- On March 8th 2012 International Women's Day was dedicated to rural women’s empowerment in their role in poverty, development and hunger alleviation. Few years later, it is now obvious that challenges previously identified remain an issue! Particularly ...

« Ma terre, ma vie », clament les Femmes Rurales de l’Afrique de l’Ouest

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 Posted in Accaparement des Terres, Agriculture, Burkina Faso, Campagne CULTIVONS, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tchad | No Comments »

Communique de presse Le 8 mars 2012, le thème de la journée internationale de la femme était dédié à autonomiser les femmes rurales pour éradiquer la faim et la pauvreté. Quelques années plus tard, force est de constater que les défis ...

International community fails West Africa yet again, as pledged Ebola recovery funds prove hard to trace

Monday, February 1st, 2016 Posted in ebola, English, essentials services, Governance, Guinea, Health, Liberia, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

Global leaders are failing to honour their promises to communities devastated by Ebola in West Africa, with $5.8 billion of pledged recovery funds proving almost impossible to track, Oxfam warned today. Six months since the International Conference on Ebola Recovery in ...

Oxfam provides additional boost to the Koinadugu district

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 Posted in English, essentials services, Health, Sierra Leone, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3287" align="alignright" width="300"] The three ambulances which presented to the District council[/caption] Oxfam in Sierra Leone has donated three new ambulances to the Koinadugu District Council. In an auspicious ceremony which was witnessed by the Deputy Minister of Health and ...

Oxfam boost Water and Sanitation facility in EducAid Secondary School inPort Loko

Friday, October 9th, 2015 Posted in ebola, Education, English, essentials services, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

Since November 2014, OXFAM has been working in Port Loko district in the Ebola emergency response programme through social mobilization and support to quarantine homes with kits and WASH needs (latrines and water for domestic use). At the peak of ...

Enhancing sustainaible livelihoods in the midst of Ebola scourge: Oxfam gives cash grants to 1,200 affected beneficiaries

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 Posted in ebola, English, Livelihoods, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

The Ebola outbreak has adversely affected the Livelihoods of people in Sierra Leone. The long and yet to end affliction of Ebola has resulted in loss of jobs, incomes and the livelihoods of people. In rural communities where agriculture is ...

Notre soutien médiatique fait espérer 5,000 dollars US à une famille affectée par le virus Ebola à Kumala

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 Posted in ebola, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3164" align="alignright" width="300"] La maison brûlée[/caption] Le village de Kumala situé dans la principauté Neini dans le district de Koinadugu en Sierra Leone a grandement souffert de la maladie à virus Ebola. Il y a eu 40 personnes décédées entre octobre ...

Our soft Media Advocacy gives hope to an Ebola affected family in Kumala to have USD 5,000

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 Posted in ebola, English, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3164" align="alignleft" width="265"] The burnt house[/caption] Kumala village in the Neini chiefdom in Koinadugu District of Sierra Leone suffered greatly as a result of the Ebola outbreak. The town lost over 40 people to Ebola between October and January 2015. ...

Les multinationales escroquent l’Afrique de milliards de dollars

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 Posted in A egalite, Burkina Faso, Campaigns, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tchad | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3144" align="alignleft" width="300"] Justice fiscale[/caption] Dans son rapport « L’essor africain, réservé à une minorité », publié aujourd’hui, Oxfam révèle qu’en 2010, l’Afrique a été escroquée de 6 milliards de dollars rien qu’avec l’un des procédés mis en œuvre par les multinationales pour ...

Oxfam is awarded in Koinadugu district

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 Posted in ebola, English, Health, Sierra Leone | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_3118" align="alignleft" width="300"] Koinadugu Women[/caption] Koinadugu district in the North is one of the districts where Oxfam has created a huge impact for the past couple of years. Two years ago, Koinadugu was one of the beneficiary districts of Oxfam’s ...