Oxfam Novib is one of the first development organization in the Netherlands which started its journey back in the country in 1956; the organization is now an affiliate of Oxfam International, a confederation of 20 development organizations. The confederation together is the largest movement against poverty working in 93 countries.
One person in three in the world lives in poverty and Oxfam is determined to change the world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.
Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. The organization saves lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes, and they campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them.
Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.