governance and accountability

Maria Acan credit:Oxfam
The year 2016-17 saw Oxfam in Uganda take its transformation agenda to a level higher. We tested and applied Oxfam’s power to convene and influence actors around issues we believe address the root causes of injustice and inequality. The year saw a lot of investment in coaching and accompaniment for...
Participants in the datalab Hackathon. Credit: Emilly Niringiye
DataLab is a new Oxfam innovation program designed to enable more effective usage of existing data and to prototype new data services as minimal viable products (MVP’s) to test the propositions for Oxfam as protector and enabler of digital civic space of citizens in countries worldwide. Oxfam is a...
A community member  engaging community leaders on issues affecting him and the community. photo credit: Oxfam
Effective governance and accountability are essential in addressing poverty, improving the quality and coverage of essential services. However, at national level, we can observe shrinking political space and the commitment to poverty reduction is questioned. Poor people need to understand the...
David Zakayo with his child. Through the Oxfam We care training, men like David now help out in house hold chores as well as taking care of their children. Most men in David's community in Lamwo district would leave all the responsibility of care work to women
2015/2016 was a busy year in Uganda in different spheres especially politically with electoral campaigns dominating the larger part of the year. We consolidated our ambitious strategic change process as enshrined in our Country Strategy towards a shift in our program work. This shift had profound...
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...
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...
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