2,500 to 3,000 refugees from Syria are now crossing into Jordan each day. Many of them are children.
Vigils in 20 countries remembered more than 70,000 Syrians who lost their lives and showed support for more than one million who have fled their homes.
Marie Arana's recent op-ed in the New York Times touches on many of the same inequality issues I saw during a visit to Peru.
In Baja Verapaz, where 70 percent of the population lives in poverty, Saving for Change provides an opportunity for women to lift themselves and their families out of crisis situations.
Ninety percent of the world’s cocoa is grown by 5.5 million smallholder farmers like Adeniyi, many of whom live below the poverty line.
Refugee from Mali in the Mentao Nord camp in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Conflict in northern Mali has displaced roughly 400,000 people, about 160,000 of whom have fled the country, most to Niger, Mauritania, and Burkina Faso. Oxfam has been assisting roughly 150,000 refugees in these countries (as well as the communities that are hosting […]
Samira, pictured above in a camp for displaced people in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, is a refugee from the ongoing conflict in Syria. Samira is living in a self-made shelter with just one room, which she shares with 12 other people. Her home is made from one wall of breezeblocks and finished with plastic sheeting and […]
The low-cost, low-tech plastic container can be used to promote hand washing in places with no running water.
With the recent escalation of the conflict in Mali, thousands are on the move--and their situation could get worse.