One step toward a safer world
Oxfam Impact | Jun 04, 2013
After more than a decade of campaigning by Oxfam and other rights organizations, a historic UN vote in April gave us the world's first-ever international Arms Trade Treaty.
With weather insurance, farmers have options when the rain fails
Oxfam Impact | Mar 25, 2013
Started in Ethiopia, the initiative is now expanding into Senegal and two other countries.
Clean hands, clean water, and better health
Oxfam Impact | Jan 17, 2013
A low-tech plastic container cuts waterborne disease for families struggling to eat in Senegal.
'We are prepared'
Oxfam Impact | Aug 29, 2012
In Peru’s biggest city, where earthquakes are a constant threat, Oxfam helps women and young people learn how to protect their families.
Building a better life, one plant at a time
Oxfam Impact | May 21, 2012
Farmers using the System of Rice Intensification in Cambodia grow bigger, stronger plants that can better withstand flooding.
Saving lives: Oxfam partners take center stage
Oxfam Impact | Mar 31, 2012
Oxfam invests in the strengths of local communities and partners. When rainfall from a tropical depression triggered a massive emergency in El Salvador, our approach was put to the test.
Fighting hunger in Mogadishu
Oxfam Impact | Feb 07, 2012
In Somalia, Oxfam's partner SAACID is saving the lives of thousands of children.
In war-torn Darfur, a stove with a mission
Oxfam Impact | Jul 13, 2011
For the women of Darfur who live in camps for displaced people, simply feeding a family can present extraordinary risks.
An eternal stranger comes home
Oxfam Impact | Jun 20, 2011
In southern Mali, organic farming helps women overcome inequality and claim a place of their own.
Oxfam Impact | Mar 23, 2011
A new weeding tool for Cambodian rice farmers combined with innovative growing techniques leads to harvests double in size.
Una vida diferente | A different life
Oxfam Impact | Mar 21, 2011
Widespread cultural change is slow work: At the highest levels, laws must be in place to safeguard peoples’ rights. On the ground, women and men must re-examine how they think and act. In El Salvador, the next chapter in a battle against gender violence is a broad-based education initiative.
Sowing seeds of self-reliance in Ethiopia
Oxfam Impact | Feb 16, 2011
With an initial investment from Oxfam, community-owned grain banks allow Ethiopians to feed the World Food Programme.
Now we know
Oxfam Impact | Oct 21, 2010
A collaboration between local citizens’ committees and officials in Peru shows how communities can create lasting change by holding governments accountable.
Exchanging tea for respect
Oxfam Impact | Jun 22, 2010
A savings group in Senegal breeds entrepreneurs and independence on just a few cents a week.
Yellow alert: Taking action to prevent disasters
Oxfam Impact | Apr 16, 2010
Months of community education and preparation saved lives when floods struck El Salvador.
Small herds support families during hard times
Oxfam Impact | Feb 22, 2010
Programs that distribute goats and sheep help Ethiopian herders recover from drought.
Oxfam Impact July 2009
Oxfam Impact | Jul 15, 2009
A quarter million now Saving for Change
Oxfam Impact April 2009
Oxfam Impact | Apr 01, 2009
Tackling a deadly cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe with clean water—and song
Oxfam Impact January 2009
Oxfam Impact | Jan 03, 2009
Altering the course of water—and women's lives.
Oxfam Impact July 2008
Oxfam Impact | Jul 01, 2008
New mangroves breathe life into Mekong Delta