Oxfam teams up with scientists to develop ‘pee-power’ that lights camps in disaster zones

Prototype urinal generates electricity A prototype urinal is proving how pee can generate electricity and could be used to provide power to refugee camps. Oxfam has teamed up with researchers at University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) to make the recent scientific breakthrough that is set to have a huge impact in […]

Oxfam Ireland asks people of Tipperary to make Christmas a little sweeter

This November and December, award-winning Irish radio and television presenter Lucy Kennedy and Oxfam Ireland are urging people to choose their Christmas presents from Oxfam Ireland’s range of Unwrapped gifts. Since Oxfam first launched its Unwrapped range of Christmas presents more than 500,000 people in countries like Tanzania and Malawi have had their lives improved […]

Letter to the Editor from Oxfam Ireland CE, Jim Clarken

Dear Sir, I would like to offer a very sincere “Thank You” to the people of Tipperary. This summer, Oxfam appealed to the Irish public to help people suffering from the effects of famine in Somalia; and an extreme food crisis in Kenya and Ethiopia, as East Africa experienced its worst drought in 60 years. […]

Oxfam Ireland calls on the people of Tipperary to GROW

Our food system is broken. It might not look like that. Our supermarket shelves might be weighed down with produce from all across the planet but nevertheless the system is not working. There is more than enough food produced in the world to feed everyone yet one in seven people on the planet already go […]