Doubling his weather insurance, this Ethiopian farmer is happy for the security it provides
Feature Story | Feb 02, 2012
"Anything can happen," says Alemu Tadesse. And that's why he is investing in weather insurance for some of his crops.
Haiti: a grain milling operation offers an economic lifeline for women
Feature Story | Jan 06, 2012
To help tackle unemployment and ensure families have access to food, Oxfam is working with a women's group to modernize and expand a service center.
La Oroya, Peru: Poisoned town
Feature Story | Nov 30, 2011
American-owned Doe Run polluted this small mountain community for more than a decade. Now citizens are joining with Oxfam to hold the company accountable.
Haiti: Reducing the risk of flooding in Artibonite
Feature Story | Nov 21, 2011
A local mayor enlists support from Oxfam to address major flooding in his community in rural Haiti.
Ethiopian farmers get a payout, easing effects of drought
Feature Story | Nov 17, 2011
With cash from the weather insurance policies they bought through an innovative program, farmers from Tigray can now plan for the future.
Rain in drought-hit East Africa brings changing humanitarian needs
Feature Story | Nov 14, 2011
Despite the rain, and the relief it brings, emergency conditions will likely last well into 2012.
In the midst of famine, children survive with the help of Oxfam partner SAACID
Feature Story | Nov 07, 2011
Community therapeutic care centers across Somalia's capital are admitting more than 3,000 malnourished children every week.
Giving their lives to stop a gold mine in El Salvador
Feature Story | Nov 03, 2011
Award-winning environmental leader Francisco Pineda on the fight to protect his country's land and water--and the high price of victory.
Nine hectares of hope: an irrigation project promises better harvests for Ethiopian farmers
Feature Story | Nov 02, 2011
With the help of an Oxfam partner, local farmers have tapped well water to nourish their fields in the Central Rift Valley.