Oxfam America is a nonprofit organization that works to end poverty and injustice. Oxfam specializes in helping communities realize individualized solutions to their problems. In El Salvador, Oxfam helps women and girls overcome gender discrimination, realize their potential and become decision-makers and leaders in their communities. In Guatemala, Oxfam is working to improve food security in rural communities.
ArtCorps is helping Oxfam America to build the creative leadership capacity of local organizations and educators.
Revitalizing Communities and Expanding Leadership in Rural El Salvador, Servicio Jesuita para el Desarrollo (2012-Present)
"I arrived lacking in so many aspects, but before the end of the three days, the harvest was abundance. The training has completely shaped and enriched me with a world of knowledge and creative skills that will not only be useful to my organization, but for the communities where we work. My sincere thanks and appreciation to the facilitators who, in just three days, were able transform me from a leader to a creative leader." - Dr. Felix Lawir, Director, Nature Care Cameroon
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