Oxfam is marking its 62nd year in India this year. Oxfam India, a fully independent Indian organization (with Indian staff and an Indian Board) is a member of a global confederation of 17 Oxfams.
Oxfam India's vision is to create a more equal, just, and sustainable world by empowering the poor to demand their rights, engaging the non-poor to become active and supportive citizens, advocating for an effective and accountable state, and making markets work for poor people.
Oxfam is marking its 62nd year in India this year. In 1951, Oxfam GB came to India during the Bihar famine to launch its first full scale humanitarian response in a developing country.
At the core of Oxfam India's governance practices is the Oxfam India Board, which ensures that core objectives of the organisation are met. The Board comprises of non-executive directors and is supported by two sub-committees, namely the Finance and Audit Committee and the Nominations Committee.
Oxfam India's senior management team includes a Chief Executive Officer and four Directors. These Directors are heading Programs and Advocacy, Policy, Research and Campaigns, Marketing and Fundraising and Operations.
Oxfam works primarily through grassroots organizations to bring about deep-rooted sustainable changes in people’s lives through long-term development programming linked to positive policy changes at various levels.
This strategy is meant to provide an overall vision of what Oxfam India wants to do in the coming years to be relevant and meaningful to the emerging Indian context and to make a difference.
Oxfam is marking its 61st year in India this year. Oxfam India, a fully independent Indian organization (with Indian staff and an Indian Board) is a member of a global confederation of 17 Oxfams.
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