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E.g., 03/23/2019
E.g., 03/23/2019
Ngoya Hellen and her husband Longima Lopila
Oxfam has been working in Uganda since the 1960s focusing both on development and humanitarian program to support practical innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty. All that is reflected in this report is as a result of the work that Oxfam and more than 30 partners have jointly...
Climate change is the single biggest threat to fight hunger. For women producers it means investing their labour,time and money in vain. Adaptation therefore becomes crucial
The amount of international climate finance approved to help developing countries address the impacts of climate change increased eightfold between 2008 and 2012. However, in Uganda little is known about financing climate change adaptation activities, as well as its effectiveness in delivery. For...
Ezale Swaib from Yumbe district despite being blind was able together with his wife to develop their family vision using the GALS methodology. He says it hangs in their house and although he cannot see it, he can explain it so well and they are working on seeing their vision a reality.
Gender norms and stereotypes constrain the opportunities for both women and men. According to World Bank gender overview (2016)1, gender inequality has put females at a disadvantage with women facing legal and social barriers that prevent them from owning or inheriting assets, and accessing credit...
Vita from Arua believes in growing trees besides food crops.She grows mangoes among other fruits and says "I  believe in taking care of the environment because we  live off it and if it’s destroyed, we will not survive." photo by James Akena/Oxfam
Throughout the year, Oxfam continued to support communities in Uganda particularly women to increase their food and incomes and increase assets: 680,000 people total beneficiaries reached in the year 2013- 2014; 69,723 people supported with appropriate humanitarian assistance; 350,853 people...
Zawadi Esther harvesting cassava on her farm in Tiapi village, Ayavu Parish. The mother of five children supports her family with farming.
Land is a very vital resource in production, to be able to grow more food in order to improve nutrition and raise incomes; women need equal access to land and production services. Whereas women carry out the bulk of agricultural production

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