oxfam

  • 24 Feb 2010

    More than 200 organisations including charities, councils, businesses and schools have signed up to an initiative that emphasises the importance of global education in tackling the world’s problems.

  • 4 Jan 2010

    International aid agency Oxfam has warned of dire consequences from the drought that has hit parts of East Africa for the sixth year in a row. Its comments come after the failure of both rainy seasons in 2009.

  • 15 Oct 2009

    The US government's plans to give every State a veto over a crucial arms trade treaty must be rejected by the British government, Oxfam and Amnesty International UK have said.

  • 7 Jul 2009

    The impact of climate change in poor countries is leading to a shift in seasons that is destroying harvests and causing widespread hunger according to a new report

  • 22 Apr 2009

    The global development and aid agency Oxfam says that today's budget is a step forward on climate change, good news on the government's aid promises, but a missed opportunity as far as tackling UK poverty is concerned.

  • 22 Apr 2009

    The International Monetary Fund and World Bank should use their spring meetings to deliver the G20’s promise to protect the world’s poorest countries from economic devastation, development agency Oxfam says.

  • 8 Apr 2009

    A hard-hitting report has today warned that things will get much worse for the fifth of the population already living in poverty, and for millions more whose livelihoods are threatened by the recession.

  • 10 Jul 2008

    If you are looking for an innovative and creative gift or present, then you used to need to look no further than the Oxfam Gift Collection.

  • 15 Nov 2007

    In recent years there has been a trend to send animals such as pigs, llamas, alpaca's, goats, sheep, cows and even worms to the developing world. You can give the animal gifts quickly and easily online and then send them to Africa or South America on someone else's behalf as a Christmas gift. A card telling your loved one, friend or relative what has been given is then sent with your personal message.

  • 15 Nov 2007

    As World AIDS day approaches (1st December), Christmas shoppers are being urged to give virtual gifts that benefit sufferers of HIV and AIDS around the world - from HIV education through to giving condoms.