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OXFAM AMERICA: Saving lives in El Salvador

Las Gardenias Women's Association. El Salvador. 2018

America Oxfam’s work to prevent gender violence in Central America is progressing, but, as an external evaluator concluded, the program is at a crucial juncture. Our objective To help to reduce violence against women through systemic changes—from changing cultural attitudes to reforming the national judicial and legal system. Evaluative approach Oxfam commissioned a strategic review […]

OXFAM AMERICA: Lights from Heaven

Members of the women’s group Majelis Ta’lim Nurul Jannah

The coastal village of Lende Tovea is located at the epicenter of the earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in September 2018. It was a town of 468 homes, until 187 came crashing down that day. Seven people died. Fast action in the wake of disasters can save lives, which is one of […]

OXFAM AMERICA: Female plumbers plug up leaks in Jordan’s water system

Water scarcity is a major problem in Jordan, which has one of the lowest levels of water accessibility in the world. And with more than 650,000 Syrian refugees seeking refuge there, the increasing population has placed a great demand on the water system. Every last drop counts when the country’s resources are draining. And unfortunately, […]