Oxfam in Uganda

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...
Many women who work in the informal sector are bread winners. Although COVID-19 lockdown measures stretched them beyond their limits, that did not stop them from supporting their families. In this newsletter, read about mothers beating all odds to support their families during these tough times...
Oxfam Uganda invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Lump Sum Contract TD 20/ 003 / ARU-UG for Construction of Ocea Water Supply System in Rhino settlement and Host Community in Madi Okollo District. Bid Submission/Deadlines Bids must be delivered and received in hard copies ,...
The current global coronavirus pandemic has put insurmountable pressure on the world economies but invisibly, it has also increased the care workload of women. For women like Stella, the extra burden brought by the coronavirus lockdown is far from what she ever imagined.
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,...
Vaccinating the poorest half of humanity – 3.7 billion people - against coronavirus could cost less than the ten biggest pharmaceutical companies make in four months, Oxfam said today.
Oxfam in Uganda invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for admeasurement Contract TD 20/ 001 / ARU-UG for Construction of Odubu and Wanyange Water Supply System in Rhino settlement and Host Community in Madi Okollo District. Bidding will be conducted through the National...
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...
BACKGROUND number of progressive policy strides on women’s rights and gender justice have been registered; at global level, Uganda has ratified the Convention on the Elimination of ll Forms of Discrimination Against Women(CEDAW), the International Conference on Population and Development(ICPD), the...

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