What does Oxfam do in Africa?
Oxfam is providing hygiene kits, distributing soap, repairing wells and toilets in camps for people who have been forced to flee their homes.
What countries are Oxfam helping?
Countries we work in
- Burkina Faso.
How does Oxfam help the poor?
Oxfam saves lives and helps rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. The organization conducts campaigns so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.
Is Oxfam a good charity?
Oxfam has also achieved the highest Platinum level transparency and accountability status with GuideStar, a philanthropic research organization that provides unbiased non-profit information for donors. These rankings place Oxfam among an elite group of charitable organizations nationally.
Why is there no rain in Africa?
The cooler temperatures in the north weakened the high altitude Tropical Easterly Jet, which consistently brought moisture into northern Africa. Due to the weakening of the Tropical Easterly Jet, the African Easterly Jet strengthened, which indirectly inhibits rainfall in northern Africa.
How can we stop drought in Africa?
Protection and use of springs; Cloud seeding; Evaporation suppression; Desalination of brackish groundwater or sea water; and Effluent treatment and re-use. Developing and integrating other sources like groundwater, desalination and re-use, etc., with surface systems also to enhance water security.