Oxfam have been fighting poverty and injustice for more than 50 years. But what exactly does this mean?
Poor people can take control, solve their own problems, and rely on themselves – with the right support. They fund long-term projects around the world and work in a range of areas, from water and sanitation to education and health, to bring about positive change in people’s lives.
Poverty isn’t just about lack of resources. In a wealthy world it’s about bad decisions made by powerful people.
They form part of a global movement of people committed to achieving a fairer world by:
People need help in an emergency – fast. Oxfam saves lives, swiftly delivering aid, support and protection; and we help people prepare for future crises. Right now, they’re responding to these emergencies around the world.
All of their work seeks one overall outcome: to bring about positive change in the lives of people living in poverty. it’s an incredible mission statement that inspires the people at Jamesons, if you’d like to find a way to support them too, take a look.