Speaking up for North Carolina's tobacco pickers
Feature Story | Dec 13, 2012
Many still face unhealthy and difficult working conditions; Oxfam and partners helped them make their case to companies in 2012.
Families flee as new waves of violence grip eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
Feature Story | Nov 20, 2012
Since April, rebel groups have been tightening their grip on the region as civilians suffer profound abuses.
Rural women farmers rally for food security in El Salvador
Feature Story | Nov 14, 2012
Healthy food and a sustainable way to produce it were among the goals of women who marched on World Food Day in San Salvador.
The power of World Food Day, by the numbers
Feature Story | Nov 06, 2012
On October 16, we encouraged people to think about food in a whole new way. Here's what people like you did to help.
In the wake of Sandy, Oxfam distributes cholera kits and steps up prevention
Feature Story | Nov 02, 2012
The potential for cholera outbreaks is just one of the concerns Haitians have following the heavy rains.
Hurricane Sandy lashes Haiti; Oxfam aims to prevent cholera outbreaks
Feature Story | Oct 26, 2012
Authorities issued a state of alert across all 10 departments of the country.
Tanzania’s female food heroes transform the landscape
Feature Story | Sep 14, 2012
Oxfam leads a contest that puts the stories of women like Martha Waziri in the national spotlight.
Sahel food crisis: "Now I have peace"
Feature Story | Aug 28, 2012
Rather than distribute food to the hungry in Senegal, Oxfam partners are providing something even more valuable in an emergency: cash.
La Oroya speaks to Washington
Feature Story | Jul 30, 2012
Citizens of polluted city in Peru take their case to US Congress.
Solidarity and sharing: How Chadians cope in a food crisis
Feature Story | Jul 13, 2012
When one family in a community receives food during a distribution, many others often share a portion of it.
Food-for-work program allows families in El Salvador to recover from disaster
Feature Story | Jul 03, 2012
Oxfam, together with five local organizations and the World Food Programme, helped communities recover while they prepare.
Sahel food crisis: Waiting for water--and the garden to grow--in Burkina Faso
Feature Story | Jun 11, 2012
Women in Burkina Faso are growing produce to feed their families and to sell, but getting access to enough water for the enterprise is a daily challenge.
In Peru, women confront climate change with traditional gardens
Feature Story | May 21, 2012
Can ancient knowledge help solve today’s problems? Indigenous women in the Amazon believe that it can—and to prove it, they’re going back to their roots.
Sahel food crisis: Senegalese singer Baaba Maal performs benefit concert
Feature Story | May 17, 2012
Maal visits drought-affected communities to raise awareness in growing Sahel crisis
Sahel food crisis: Dry times in 2011 threaten ability to plant in 2012
Feature Story | May 15, 2012
A farmer recounts the struggle to grow food and prepare for the 2012 growing season
Sahel food crisis: Farmers cope with food shortages
Feature Story | May 15, 2012
Confronted with a poor 2011 harvest, farmers find creative ways to earn money to buy food.
Q&A: La Oroya's future
Feature Story | Apr 20, 2012
A government decision could mean good news for families in Peru's most polluted town, and for their supporters here in the US. But the struggle to clean up La Oroya is far from over.
In Kolda, Senegal, farmers are struggling to feed their families
Feature Story | Mar 07, 2012
The last harvest of peanuts, a major cash crop in this region, plummeted by 60 percent leaving families with little money to buy the food they need.
In Cambodia, System of Rice Intensification helps families climb out of poverty
Feature Story | Mar 02, 2012
Low-cost agricultural techniques help a farmer achieve a six-fold increase in annual production in one small field, and become a leader in the community.
Struggle in Sahel: 'If there's no pasture, nothing works'
Feature Story | Feb 10, 2012
'We've stayed on our ancestors' land and we've put up with everything, but if rain doesn't come, life would turn into a nightmare," says Koubra Hamid.