First Person Blog

Voices, video, and photos from Oxfam's fight against poverty


Saving lives

The stove with soul

One of Oxfam's Berkeley-Darfur stoves gets a taste of rock and roll stardom--and also helps make a difference for women living through years of conflict.

Saving lives

State Radio and fans change the world, one stove at a time

It is moments like those that continually remind me how lucky we are to have such dedicated support from the music industry and from music fans. Thanks to them, this donation will directly affect 5,000 families in camps in Darfur for the better.

Women and girls

State Radio get the stove on the road

Chad and Sybil talk about how State Radio is supporting Oxfam America's work distributing stoves to poor families, especially women, in Darfur, Sudan, and how you can get involved.