On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
In April 2013, Oxfam embarked in a coordinated collection of stories from five countries to understand people's hopes and aspirations for a united, peaceful and prosperous Africa. Here is our collection of voices from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan.
Read the blog: Voices from Africa: the African Union at 50 - with links to photos and personal testimonies of how change is possible