Oxfam in Uganda

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...
Child marriage, sexual exploitation and harmful social norms in Palabek Refugee Settlement hold back young adults from pursuing their dreams for the future. All children, most of whom are orphans, are survivors of war, hunger and violence and have lost years of schooling due to the conflict in...
Building resilience of vulnerable groups is at the centre of our work. Oxfam works with communities of youth, men and women to promote livelihood options for them. This booklet is a collection of results of different entrepreneurial and vocational skills acquired by refugee youth and host...
Despite the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic that befell the Globe (2020-2021), Oxfam in Uganda didnot waver off efforts to continue serving our communities and creating impact while observing the Standard Operating Procedures of the Ministry of Health. We adopted new ways of working through...
Esperanza says that one day she would like to go back to school. This is one of her biggest hopes for the future. In the DRC, she stopped studying a couple of years ago because her father could not afford paying for school fees anymore. “My dream is to become a nurse and be able to help people,”...
Kambese Mubawa is a 40-year-old from Kiwanga village, Rutushuru zone, North Kivu Province. He fled the Democratic Republic of Congo because of the conflicts in his region. He unfortunately lost some family members to these conflicts. “I watched helplessly as the rebels slit my elder brother’s...
Inequities in land ownership and access are possibly one of the most common injustices that have persisted in Uganda since the pre-colonial times. Unfair land use policies and practices and the lack of security of tenure must be immediately addressed if Uganda is to achieve its development goals...

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