Oxfam Canada

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Oxfam Canada is an international development agency which focuses on the root causes of poverty, injustice and inequality, with the stated intent of creating self-reliant and sustainable communities. The agency believes that to end global poverty women’s rights must be secured. In addition to food and medicine, Oxfam also provides tools to enable people to become self-supporting and opens markets of international trade where crafts and produce from poorer regions of the world can be sold at a fair price to benefit the producer. Oxfam Canada provides emergency assistance in times of war and natural disaster, in partnership with Oxfam affiliates and with local organizations. Oxfam is particularly known for expertise in the provision of emergency water and sanitation in addition to long-term community development.

Website

http://www.oxfam.ca/

Year established

1963

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

1 million - 100 million

About this organisation

Partnership types

Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: United States

Global issues

Disasters and humanitarian affairs ; Food security and nutrition; Gender issues;...show all (5)