Alumni stories: Raluca

Are school feeding programs an effective way to spend funds for education? That support for education has taken to new heights in the last years is no longer a novelty. Goals such as ensuring that by 2030 “all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective…

Share-Net: Reversing My Scepticism

One of the projects I have been working on as an intern in the Impact Measurement & Knowledge team is a baseline study for the More Than Brides Alliance (MTBA). Through the programme “Marriage: No Child’s Play”, the alliance aims to reduce child marriage and empower youth to decide about marriage and Sexual and Reproductive…

Evidence for Influencing and the Art of Human-Centred Design

Practitioners, academics, researchers and influencers from all corners of the world gathered in Soesterberg on the 23rd and 24th of October for a diverse conference program hosted by Oxfam about Evidence for Influencing. ‘Influencing’, central to the work of the non-profit sector, can refer to a range of target groups – from governments, global institutions,…

Why Environmental Taxation Can Help Fighting Poverty

Climate change and poverty Oxfam is striving towards a just world without poverty. Together with a network of local partners, we try to address the underlying drivers and root causes of poverty and the injustice related to it. In this fight, climate change poses a serious risk to decades of development efforts. Sea level rise,…