Tagged: education

Press Release

In a report released today, Oxfam urged the Haitian Government and countries that have pledged money for rebuilding to accelerate reconstruction of the country.

Press Release

Ahead of a high level Global Partnership for Education (GPE) meeting in Copenhagen today, Oxfam has called for rich country donors and the World Bank to put money on the table for basic education.

Campaign article
Yema Gharti. Credit: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

Yema, 39, lives alone with her son, in Nepal. When her husband left them 16 years ago, she had to struggle to find food and to survive on her own. Despite these difficulties, she has been able to pay for the education of her son and has worked hard to secure their future.

Campaign article
Credit: Louise Hancock/Oxfam

Afghan girls still face many barriers to receiving an education. The quality of education is highly variable, school conditions are often poor and nearly half a million girls who are enrolled do not regularly attend school. Girls and teachers explain their situation.

Emergency Article
Ashley Jackson

Ashley Jackson, Oxfam’s outgoing Head of Policy and Advocacy in Afghanistan, reflects on her experiences over the last two years in the country.

Story
Agnes, 8, proudly holding her school book. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Since 2005, over 3,000 families have received a goat from an Oxfam-funded program in Malawi – a simple initiative that helps vulnerable people to improve their incomes and make their lives better.

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In rural Afghanistan, job opportunities are scarce - especially for women. Oxfam has helped a group of women to set up a bakery in their village.
It gives them an income and a place to discuss what matters to them.

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