Oxfam Community Aid Abroad

Essay by Luke Foster

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” Dalai Lama

Can the world leaders step up to the plate and donate 100 billion dollars to Oxfam International to save countless lives in Africa and Asia over a twelve month plan.

Middle class people who live in the lap of luxury like me can donate a small amount so poor people in Asia and Africa can break the poverty cycle to buy a goat or chicken or enough to have access to a tippy tap and clean water and a roof over their head.

“If You Born Poor,It is not your mistake,but if you die poor,it is your mistake” Bill Gates

Oxfam should consult with Bill Gates who is an expert with money so the funding isn’t frittered away by corruption.

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” Oprah Winfrey

Oprah is one of my intellectual heroes as she does so much charity work in Africa.

The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population, reveals a new report from Oxfam today ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.”Oxfam International

I am congratulating all the world leaders on their aid work in the developing world but much more can be done.

“There can be no doubt: partnership and collaboration are a critical way forward to support country leadership in addressing the overlapping challenges and crises that are preventing millions of women, children and adolescents to survive and thrive.”

– Dr Juan Pablo Uribe, Global Director for Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank and Director, Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents

The CEO of the world health organisation should be consulted as well to figure out the best way to allocate the money.

“We live in a complex world. The United Nations cannot succeed alone. Partnership must continue to be at the heart of our strategy. We should have the humility to acknowledge the essential role of other actors, while maintaining full awareness of our unique convening power.” Antonio Guterres

The head of the United Nations Antnonio should be consulted on how to spend the money with some money going to schools, hospitals, and universities in India and Bangladesh.

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi is one of my top compassionate intellectual heroes and I wish he was still alive today to solve Indias many complex poverty problems.

“If we’re going to compete in this century, we have to compete on the basis of how smart we are.” Anthony Albanese

Anthony Albanese Australia’s new Prime Minister is doing a fantastic job and I hope he helps Australia’s image in the developing world by pitching in with our allies to alleviate suffering in the developing world.