Mission & Vision

Our vision: A just world without poverty.

Our mission: To create lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and all forms of injustice.

  • Saving lives: Oxfam assists the poorest communities when disaster strikes, but also helps strengthen the capacity of local responders and governments to deliver disaster response.
  • Programs to overcome poverty and injustice: Oxfam invests in programs to help people assert their rights so that they can improve their lives.
  • Campaigning for social justice: Oxfam works to change the laws and practices that keep people trapped in poverty.
  • Public education: As part of our efforts to overcome poverty, Oxfam works to change the way people think about poverty and its causes.


-Oxfam America