cash for work

cash for work

Andrew, a once industrious man; who could take care of his 17 children and 4 wives, lost the lower part of his arms when he was caught-up in the conflict in his village in Borno State, Nigeria. Photo: Tom Saater / Oxfam

Lake Chad Basin crisis: Building resilience in the face of neglect

Andrew, once an industrious farmer from Pulka, Borno Estate, in Nigeria, found his life turned upside down when he was caught up in the conflict with Boko Haram and other armed groups in 2012. He and his family are becoming resilient and have learned to adapt to the challenges thanks to an "Unconditional Cash Program" supported by Oxfam.

Nepal: Helping locals rebuild community infrastructure

Oxfam’s Cash for Work (CFW) program is providing short-term employment to vulnerable families in Sindhupalchowk, a severely affected district where more than 3,500 people died and more than 99% houses were damaged. 

Kamel Qasem clearing storm water drains

Helping families in Gaza prepare for winter floods

Winter in Gaza brings new threats to families already hit hard by the recent conflict. Kamel Qasem, father of five, clears storm water drains as part of Oxfam's "cash for work" project: Families earn much-needed income, while reducing the risk of further flooding.

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