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Oxfam conducted a country wide survey to collate WEE data and best practices to provide a reference for learning, replication, and leveraging WEE in Uganda, and other parts of the world. This publication is one of the products showcasing the actors, their achievements, and the lessons our community...
Horn, East and Central Africa’s debt payments compound the hunger crisis for millions In a new briefing published today, Oxfam warns that hunger linked to COVID-19 could kill as many as 12,000 people a day by the end of the year, potentially claiming more lives each day than the disease itself. ‘...
Background Oxfam started its work in Uganda in the 1960's, mainly to reduce poverty and inequality, enable people's voices to be heard and respected, and to respond to emergencies to save human lives. We work with governments, communities, civil society, non -governmental organizations and private...
People seeking safety are trapped at borders across Eastern Africa due to COVID-19 measures A coalition of international, national, and refugee-led organizations in the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) have today called on governments in the region to reopen borders for asylum seekers. The...
Introduction This call for Expression of Interest relates to a new advocacy and social accountability funding mechanism of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) called Education Out Loud (EOL) https://www.educationoutloud.org . EOL is the largest fund in the world dedicated to supporting...
Oxfam in Uganda is working with civil society organizations to amplify the voices and needs of Ugandan citizens in terms of the country’s fiscal system, which determines taxation and public spending. In its Finance for Development programme, Oxfam is promoting fiscal justice to tackle inequality in...
In April 2020, Oxfam launched a call to cancel all the debt payments in 2020 so that developing countries like Uganda can maintain and increase social protection and health spending in response to COVID-19. In this newsletter, we bring you highlights of how we influenced G20 Finance Ministers,...
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Uganda welcome the swift response by The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to, approve the Government of Uganda request for disbursement of US$ 491.5 Million emergency assistance under the Rapid Credit Facility to address the COVID-19...
In February 2020, Oxfam and its partners launched a public campaign on blood dubbed, “Fund the Health Sector, Fill the Blood Bank,” aimed at tasking government of Uganda to allocate more domestic funds to the health sector so that Uganda Blood Transfusion Services’ Safe Blood Provision Programme...
Background About Oxfam Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 affiliates networked together in more than 90 countries committed to ridding the world of poverty and injustice. To achieve this, we support local projects in developing countries, we lobby governments and companies to consider...

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