Monthly Archive: May, 2013

Well done Christian Aid

Last week was Christian Aid week. I (Matt) know this because I saw the traditional advertising campaign that happens every year to announce it, although this year the campaign was far from what… Continue reading

There’s no such thing as digital

Creative Director Matt looks back on an eventful Digital Week here at Oxfam House… As part of the digital communication team’s series of talks for digital week, we were lucky enough to have… Continue reading

Inhouse Outdoors

“What am I doing? Whose idea was this? I’ve never even been to the Yorkshire Dales and now I’ve got to walk 62 miles of them, up and down bloody hills for nearly… Continue reading

A numbers game

The refugee crisis in Syria is growing at an extremely alarming rate. The truth is, aid agencies are overwhelmed and desperately need the help of their supporters to get food and shelter to… Continue reading

10 things I learned in Bangladesh

Ben’s just got back from a story gathering trip to Bangladesh, with the brilliant film-maker Gemma Atkinson from Fat Rat Films, and the also-brilliant photographer Rachel Corner from, err, Holland. They were there to… Continue reading

Meeting Zuze

Amy Christian, Inhouse story-gatherer, writes about an inspiring trip to Malawi – and meeting someone she’ll never forget. Last summer I travelled with a team to Malawi to visit a tomato project in… Continue reading

Hidden talent

This month we have launched a broad digital campaign to recruit volunteers to put on Oxjam gigs in October. The task: to get hundreds of unpaid volunteers to sign up to dedicating precious… Continue reading

Hello Alice

Fred is our resident film-maker. Alice is his daughter. Fred travels around the world making films for Oxfam. Alice asks lots of questions. Fred’s travelling to Lebanon at the moment. And Alice is… Continue reading

Ridiculous or brilliant?

UNICEF Sweden’s current social media campaign is getting a pretty polarised response. There’s lots of positive stuff about challenging followers to do more than just click ‘Like’. And there’s plenty of negative stuff… Continue reading