Oxfam in Uganda

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.
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...
Oxfam is a worldwide organisation working together with partners and local communities in more than 90 countries focusing on the alleviation of global poverty. In Uganda, Oxfam is implementing both development and humanitarian program towards ending inequality and its injustices. Oxfam in Uganda is...
A recent Oxfam report dubbed, Forced from Home: Climate - Fuelled Displacement, has warned that today, people are seven times more likely to be internally displaced by cyclones, floods and wildfires than by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, and three times more likely than by conflict. This...
All over the world, land is a productive resource; a source of livelihoods that supports commercial activities especially agriculture. But for many communities especially in Africa, land is more than a just a resource; land is culture, people, heritage, and life. This Newsletter brings you the...
Refugee youth, just like all vulnerable groups across the country, are economically constrained and usually struggle to enjoy increased incomes. Additionally, they have limited access to opportunities and resources which increases their level of vulnerability. This Newsletter brings you a case...
The Year 2018/19 ushered Oxfam in Uganda into the final year of our Country Strategy and was rife with achievements and lessons. We deeply appreciate the support of our Partner Organisations, Government MDAs, Parliament, Local Governments, the Media, Civil Society Organisations, Women’s Rights...
Oxfam, partners, and allies’ research and experience in Uganda clearly shows that climate change is already exacerbating poverty and inequality in the country. Oxfam believes that influencing the government to invest in helping people adapt and build resilience to climate change will increase food...

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