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Transcript of Oxfam Canada
The name Oxfam comes from Oxford Commite for Famine Relief.
Oxfam was formed in 1942, by a group of independent, non-government organizations.
The Meaning Of Oxfam
Improving Oxfam's Woman Right's
~More than 70% of people living on less than $1.00 a day are woman.
Formed in 1995
~80 million girls have no access to school.
~Around the world on average only 16% of elected woman are politicians.
~Oxfam supports a global movement for change and woman leading that change.
~When their rights are respected woman are happy, healthier, better educated and paid well.
What Does Oxfam Do?
Equality for woman
Provided with education
32% Emergency Response
Every year Oxfam responds to emergencies around the world, where people are affected by armed conflicts or natural disasters. There work helps to save lives and heal the suffering of millions of people, by providing critical services and needed items.
6% Campaigning For Change
44% Devolepment Work
Around the globe, they work to find practical ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. By supporting schools, farmers sell their crops for a fair price. In the long run, healthcare development projects are transforming lives. They work with communities to tackle the causes of poverty, by a combining financial investment and education. They give people a voice to speak out against the laws, actions and policies that keep them in poverty.
Through the support of more than 50,000 donors across Canada, Oxfam Canada raised $23.4 million in 2013-14, for their work in five of the most impoverished regions of the world.
They are grateful for the ongoing support from the Canadian government and for the generous donations from individuals, organizations, unions, foundations and businesses, whose contributions make their work possible.
Oxfam is a international confederation of 17 organizations, working in approximately 94 countries world wide, to find solutions to poverty and what it considers injustice around the world.
For Every $2.00 You Give...
Goes directly to emergency,development and campaigning work.
Is spent on support costs.
Is invested to generate future revenue.
ex.paying the salaries of staff who work there.
Where Your Money Goes?
In the last several years, Oxfam has developed capacity as a global campaigning force. They continue to expand the campaigning efforts by:
Increasing the number of people who work with Oxfam
Aligning themselves with partners and other organizations, so the combined efforts have a greater impact
Communicating with media, as well as with decision makers from around the world
Ensuring the campaigns are informed by the people they work with in communities around the world
Each year Oxfam raises millions of dollars for community buildings. Supporters like you help connect communities with an opportunity to give to Oxfam.
They want to create a world where everyone has enough to eat. Join the movement by hosting one of Oxfam's Hungry4Change events - learning about the food system and raising funds for Oxfam's food security programs.
Engaging with Oxfam will add value not only to your own work, but to the lives of those less fortunate. Every year, many companies partner with Oxfam in an effort to end global poverty.
Oxfam's Mission Statement
Ending global poverty begins with woman rights.
My re-devolped Mission Statment
Living in a word with less poverty improves woman's rights.
My logo shows that more woman are in poverty now and is the reason for putting a stop to this.
Their rights are not being respected as they should be and are treated less of themselves.
Remember ending poverty begins with woman's rights...
In just 15 years poverty has been halved...
in the next 15 it could be gone....