Get Connected: Water in the world

This issue focuses on the importance of access to clean, safe water for communities around the world. It explores water challenges facing Australia as well as case studies on Niger and Indonesia. This issue looks at the relationship between water, health, food security and gender in these communities. Students examine different perspectives and opportunities for active citizenship. The issue […]

What is poverty?

Students develop their understanding of poverty through exploring the impacts on people living in poverty. They consider some of the consequences of poverty on people and their wellbeing. Students learn about some of the indicators of global poverty and compare the indicators for Australia and Uganda.

Why do people go hungry? (Lower Primary)

In the context of this unit for primary aged children, we have referred to hunger as a simplified term todescribe food insecurity (ranging from malnourishment caused by compromised food quality, quantity and skipping meals to chronic undernutrition (no food for a day or more).

Eradicating Extreme Poverty

Watch this episode to learn more about the state of extreme poverty around the world, the enormous progress that’s been made in the past 20 years and innovative solutions being implemented across the globe, including P&G and its Charmin brand’s supply chain sourcing efforts.

Clean Water Access – A Virtual Reality Experience for the Classroom

Evelyn and her community were facing an extreme water crisis, only getting access to clean water for about two hours every eight days, if at all. Follow Evelyn in her search for water and experience the incredible impact we can make together to the lives of people living in poverty

Climate Action is Tackling Poverty

While climate change affects all of us, people in developing countries are hit hardest. Find out how by using this printable Fact Sheet.

Hunger in a world of plenty

To help students understand the global hunger crisis, Oxfam Australia has created a presentation based on our work in South Sudan, the Lake Chad Basin, the Horn of Africa and Yemen.

Campaign for Australian Aid

Oxfam Australia proudly supports the Campaign for Australian Aid, a joint initiative of the Make Poverty History and Micah Challenge coalitions – for all Australians who believe we can and should do more as a nation to end extreme poverty around the world. The Campaign for Australia has produced a range of informative posters and […]

Food 4 Thought – Geography

The world produces enough food to feed everyone. Yet, one in nine people on our planet go to bed hungry each night. Why does hunger exist in a world with enough food for all? Food 4 Thought are lessons to help you explore these and more questions. Check out animations, videos, blogs and more and […]

Country Factsheets

The PDF fact sheets provide a postcard snapshot of some of these countries, and the inspiring stories of the people we work with. Countries covered: Australia; India; South Africa; Bangladesh; Papua New Guinea

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