Oxfam

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...
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...
At the top of the global economy is a small elite who are unimaginably rich. Their wealth grows exponentially over time, with little effort, and regardless of whether they add value to society. Meanwhile, at the bottom of the economy are women and girls, especially those living in poverty and from...
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...

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