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POVERTY TODAY •At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day

•According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty.
And they “die quietly in some of the poorest villages on earth,

•Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names not every country has free education Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity; it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.” -Nelson Mandela what is Oxfam Oxfam Canada works with partner organizations in developing countries; tackling the root causes of poverty and inequity and helping people to create independent and sustainable communities Oxfam international was founded in 1995 The name “Oxfam” comes from the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief that was founded in 1942 GREECE Aim? Work together to reduce poverty and injustice OUR VISION One day see a world without poverty We envision a world in which people can influence decisions which affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally. We believe that together, people can create a fair world,. A fair world respects the basic rights of all human beings to: •earn a decent living to support themselves and their families
•enjoy basic education and health care
•get help in life-threatening disasters
•speak out for their rights
•be treated as equal Oxfam consisting of 17 different organizations, has many sub divisions Oxfam Oxfam Oxfam All have one thing in common Work with people living in Poverty to Employ their Stress their as full citizens and help guide their lives through Oxfam Canada and its Missions mobilize people and resources to change policies, practices, attitudes and behaviours that create inequality and human suffering strengthening a global movement in support of human rights and gender justice on a healthy plane woman today Make up two-thirds of the world's illiterate population
Own one per cent of the world's resources and earn one-tenth of the world's income
70% of the worlds poor are women
80% of the worlds refugees are women and girls (UNHCR 2002)
Violence kills more than twice as many women aged 15-44 every year than do malaria and war combined Oxfam Canada’s mission is to build lasting solutions to poverty and injustice with a focus on improving the lives and promoting the rights of women and girls. Their main focus is actually on women and they focus on ... Women's rights and livelihoods
Women's rights and HIV/AIDS
Women's rights and humanitarian crises
Women's rights and participation
Women's rights and gender-based violence. Women's rights and livelihoods
Women's rights and HIV/AIDS
Women's rights and humanitarian crises
Women's rights and participation
Women's rights and gender-based violence. Our Current Events is an on-line gift giving program that offers a wide range of life changing gifts. A gift purchased from Oxfam Canada Unwrapped will be used to help men and women and sometimes even the entire community to gain a greater form of independence Chicken – $15
Goat – $58
Sheep - $52
Dig a well - $175
Plant 50 trees - $35
Safe water - $22
8 school books - $22 One child dies every 5 seconds due to hunger 20 minutes 1200 seconds 240 kids passed away 8 NACI classes So... why us? from charity navigator over 90 % of fund is used for the people Rated Top 3 In world’s Top 100 Best NGOs list.(2012)
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