Tagged: sustainable livelihoods

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Through the “Alternative Ways of Working” approach, and with our local partner WASDA, we have been able to support communities in Lower and Middle Juba in a variety of new ways. These photos give an insight into some of the work.

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Cuba farmers: Reyna and her twin daughters. Photo: Oxfam

We're working with the National Association of Small Farmers in Cuba to help women become food producers.

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Gender Development Association, Laos. Credit: Oxfam

Oxfam supports the Gender Development Association to involve women in income generation activities and the management of savings groups in one of the poorest areas of Laos, hoping that this will increase their situation within the village and that they will have increased confidence in speaking out at village meetings.

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A man lifts a chicken into a shed. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam works with local partners to provide training and vaccinations to smallholders chicken farmers to manage larger broods and turn the potential in their own backyards into a valuable source of income.

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Adjitti Mahamat works in an Oxfam market garden in the Guera region of Chad, affected by drought. She eats the vegetables from this garden or sell them to essentially buy millet. She talks about how difficult it is to live with so little food.

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This short video shows how 11 finalists were chosen from 6,000 entries for Female Food Hero, for their outstanding contribution to their community and agriculture. The winner Ester and the other 10 finalists proved that sometimes it is the unheard voices that make the loudest noise.

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