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Habsa didn't let albinism keep her out of the classroom

<i>Story by Imani LaTortue, ONE Digital Intern. Special thanks to Room to Read.</i><p>Children in rural Tanzania face a multitude of barriers preventing them …

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How land rights can create economic opportunities

<i>This post was originally published on MCC.gov.</i><p>In Cabo Verde, tourism comprises as much as 40 percent of gross domestic product. However, a lack of …

Agriculture

10 words President Trump could've used to describe Africa

<i>The Washington Post</i> has reported that President Trump, in response to a bipartisan group of lawmakers discussing protecting immigrants from Haiti, El …

Africa

How Rose made sure her family got access to clean water

<i>This post was originally published on water.org.</i><p>Four years ago, Water.org documented Rose’s story. At the time she had just taken a small, affordable …

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Why Connie Britton wore THIS sweater at the Golden Globes

The red carpet at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards was filled with celebrities dressed in black as a statement of solidarity with women and men who have …

Connie Britton

3 ways to improve refugee girls’ education in Kenya

As the sun rises over the dusty roads, its light begins to reflect on the corrugated tin rooftops. In these early hours, houses are already bustling …

Africa

THIS is what ONE members achieved together in 2017!

<b>We kicked off 2017 full of energy for the fight ahead.</b> We knew it would take every member, every signature, every voice possible to defend aid …

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4 things we can do about the jeopardized malaria fight

<i>By Sydney Brown, ONE Policy Intern</i><p>In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) optimistically reported that we were on track to eradicate malaria by …

Public Health

4 holiday dinners from across Africa

For many of us, the idea of a meal featuring turkey or ham with all the trimmings is synonymous with the holidays, but have you ever wondered what …

Africa

President Trump's national security strategy is a mixed bag

<i>By Emily Huie, Senior Policy Manager, and Jackie Quiñones, Assistant Director of U.S. Government Relations</i><p>President Trump released his National …

Poverty

New documentary illustrates the scale of the refugee crisis

More than 152 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance globally — and over 65.6 million have been forced to flee their homes. That’s why …

Ai Weiwei

Support these two teens who fight for girls' education

<i>“In the world today, if you don’t study, you will lose out. I want to study until I achieve something.”</i> — Safi<p><b>Safi and Dieynabah, 18, are</b> …

Alice nearly had to drop out—now she helps girls stay in school

<i>This article is by Camfed and was originally featured on Camfed.org.</i><p>Alice grew up in rural Zambia, helping her hard-working widowed mother of ten by …

These shipping containers are being repurposed as schools

<i>Story by Megan Gieske; photos courtesy of Breadline Africa.</i><p>Breadline Africa started as a grant-giving organization, where those in need applied for …

Global education and donor countries: What’s the story?

<i>By Chris Kardish, Raimund Zühr, Sabine Campe (</i><i>SEEK Development</i><i>)</i><p>There are few United Nations goals with a bigger impact across the entire development …

These women will bobsled for Nigeria in the 2018 Winter Olympics

Imagine transitioning from running on a track in sunny Texas to maneuvering a bobsled in snowy Utah and Canada. That is exactly what sprinters Seun …

How this unique warning system combats school dropout rates

<i>By Imani LaTortue, ONE Digital Intern</i><p>Many people are aware that higher education grants people the chance to further pursue their future career …

Now accepting entries: The 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

For the second year, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family is now accepting entries for …

Help fight AIDS by entering to win a celeb experience

In honor of World AIDS Day, (RED) and Omaze are teaming up during the third annual (SHOPATHON) RED holiday campaign to bring you once-in-a-lifetime …

6 reasons why we need to keep fighting AIDS

The world has the momentum and the tools it needs to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. In particular, America’s leadership in the global …

Red ribbon or white flag? The future of the U.S. global AIDS response

America’s leadership in the global response to the AIDS epidemic has been without parallel in human history, measured not only in dollars but in …

Learn how you can SHOP (RED) SAVE LIVES

Ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1, the third annual (SHOPATHON)RED has launched!<p>Here’s the big news: For the first time ever, (RED) is teaming up …

Girls’ education and gender-based violence: Current risks and future opportunities

From Malala Yousafzai to the Chibok girls, stories of girls who sought to pursue an education – and experienced violence at the hands of extremists …

Why we're thankful for ONE members

As an advocacy organization, it would be hard to get somewhere in creating change around the world without our members. You use your voices every day …

These athletes are running toward a bright future

<i>Story by Elias Gebreselassie; photos by Collin Hughes.</i><p>Bekoji — a town 220 kilometers east of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — is a unique place. High in the …

An American in Brussels: My time at the ONE Youth Ambassadors Summit

<i>By Morgan Moran, ONE Member and Congressional District Leader</i><p>A few weeks ago, I had the honor and absolute pleasure of representing ONE’s U.S. …

6 ethically made holiday gifts for everyone on your list

Whether you’re looking for artisan-made gifts that benefit local communities in Africa, or activist gear to wear all year long, the ONE store has you …

A girl’s place is in the classroom. This bracelet supports programs that help get them there.

Introducing ONE’s Educate Every Girl beaded bracelet:<p>130 million girls didn’t go to school today. They are denied an education for a variety of …

The story behind this exclusive new bracelet

<i>“One thing I’ve learned is that we can achieve so much more together than we ever can alone.”</i> <i>– Esperance Butoyi, female artisan from Rwanda</i><p>This …

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Small costs, big impact: How a $6 uniform can change a girl’s future

<i>This post by Meagan Neal,</i> <i>Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)</i><i>, is the third post in a blog series on overcoming barriers to girls’</i> …

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