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The impact of our work

Oxfam is a movement of millions of people, all working towards one goal - an end to poverty for everyone.

We can take on the big issues that keep people poor - like inequality, hunger and climate change - if we each play our part, however small it may feel.

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Video: One good thing leads to another

Bringing hope in disaster

The day my house fell down

Anita KC will never forget the day her house fell down – the day a massive earthquake devastated Nepal. See how Oxfam supporters helped her get through it.

Changing lives with water

He lifts three tons a day

Brian in South Sudan is no stranger to heavy lifting – he shifts three tonnes of water on his bike, every day. Thanks to Oxfam supporters, he now shifts three tonnes of clean, safe water.

Protecting from disease

Puppets saving lives.

Meet Amal, living in Jordan’s Za’atari camp, and find out how puppets are teaching kids who have this escaped violent conflict to protect themselves from disease.

Good call

Cambodia: The power of pink phones

Chum Kor's community has been transformed by an innovative Oxfam mobile phone project.

Susanna's story

A rice-growing revolution in Liberia

We're working with trailblazers like Susanna to turn swamps into rice fields.

Rising stars

Lift off for girls’ education in Pakistan

Getting more children – girls in particular – into school can help communities out of poverty forever.

When Ipaishe met Oxfam

Water project sends ripples through whole community

Zimbabwe: everything's changed for Ipaishe and her extended family since she started working with Oxfam.

"Why should you die?"

Supporting midwives to save and lift lives in Ghana

Since 2008, UK aid has helped pay for more midwives in Ghana, and saved the lives of countless mothers.

Lifting the lid on poverty

Life-saving toilets halt threat of deadly disease

In Mukuru, Kenya, the spread of deadly disease is no longer the risk it once was, thanks to a brilliant toilet project.

Together we achieved so much last year

Oxfam waste treatment plant

We've kept 125,000 Rohingya refugees safe from disease, with the largest ever waste management system in a refugee camp, anywhere in the world.

Maria and her family help unload Oxfam hygeine kits at a distribution outside Palu, Indonesia

We worked with our local partners in Indonesia to reach over 164,000 people affected by the earthquake and tsunami.

Oxfam staff communicate the symptoms of Ebola

52% of our work around the world is with women, helping to fight the discrimination that keeps people poor.

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