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The Kingdom of Tonga is a remote, low-lying archipelago in the South Pacific. Tonga has a highly vulnerable small island economy and is susceptible to natural disasters.

Oxfam in Tonga

Improving livelihoods

  • Virgin coconut oil
    Oxfam is working with local partner the Tonga National Youth Congress (TNYC) to support rural communities through the production of virgin coconut oil.
  • A cool new venture
    Ice cream company adds value for farmers
  • Helping farmers flourish
    A revival of organic agriculture is generating higher returns for farmers
  • Planting the seeds of change
    Two groups of women in Tongatapu have taken their first steps into the world of market gardening, earning their own money for the first time in their lives.
  • Coconut creations
    Malina Hautau’s entrepreneurial eye spotted an opportunity to turn a waste product into a source of income.
  • Coconut oil partnership flourishes
    The partnership between Tauranga-based Heilala Vanilla and the Tonga National Youth Congress (TNYC) is strengthening the vitality of Tongan villages and building economic independence for young people.

Tonga profile

Our partner in Tonga

  • Tonga National Youth Congress
    Oxfam has forged a close relationship with the Tonga National Youth Congress (TNYC). The TNYC was established in 1991 as an umbrella body to represent and project the voice of young people in the Kingdom.

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