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6 things you should know about gender-based violence

<i>This is a guest post by Mallary Taylor, ONE Policy Intern.</i><p>While many in the United States recognized November 25 as Black Friday, the day was also …

Gender

This mobile program is helping moms and babies in South Africa

Healthy and happy expectant mothers and new babies is the aim of MomConnect, a mobile-based program that delivers health messages to new mothers and …

Africa

Nigeria: An open letter on the unfolding tragedy

This open letter published in international media highlights a tragedy in the making in Nigeria – but if everyone acts now, hundreds of thousands of …

Umara's story: After Boko Haram, children in Nigeria are starving

Fanna Mohammed is worried about her son. Seven-month-old Umara is thin and listless. He rests his head against his mother’s shoulder as she carries …

Africa

Community support groups deliver HIV treatment in Mozambique

<i>This is a guest post from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.</i><p>When resources are limited, community support groups can help expand access …

Mozambique

A conversation with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

<i>This is a guest post by Dana J. Hyde, Chief Executive Officer at Millennium Challenge Corporation. It originally appeared on MCC.gov.</i><p>Internationally …

Africa

2016 AIDS Report: "The global AIDS response is stuck in neutral"

This World AIDS Day, ONE’s 2016 AIDS report, “Stuck in Neutral,” is breaking some pretty big news: when it comes to the global AIDS response in 2015, …

Public Health

5 facts on the stalled progress in the fight against AIDS

The world has a plan and the tools needed to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. But achieving this is not a foregone conclusion. And there’s …

Cool Stuff

Why I left my job in Ireland and travelled to Greece to help refugees

<i>This is a guest post by Sheila Geraghty from Human Appeal Ireland.</i><p>My name is Sheila Geraghty, and I want to tell you a story. It’s about helping …

Ireland

How internet access led to success for this Rwandan shop

As the sun goes down on the town of Kigali in Rwanda, a young woman is negotiating with some of her last customers of the day at Turikumwe Art …

Internet Access

Give back and fight AIDS with the 2016 (RED) SHOPATHON

Ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1, the second annual (SHOPATHON)RED has launched! Once again, it’s jam-packed with winnable celebrity experiences …

Late Night Television

In Rwanda, this sisterhood of farmers are banding together to beat poverty

Dativa stares intently at the wall with her crystal blue eyes – an uncommon physical trait among Rwandans – as she shares the story of her life since …

Poverty

VIDEO: The story of ONE Vote '16

<b>Become a more active part of our movement by joining your local ONE volunteer team today.</b><p>Comments<p>Comment Guidelines<p>Previous postHow Blessing Basket …

Politics

How Blessing Basket is helping artisans pull themselves out of poverty

“We bring them in, enable them to earn sufficient wealth, then graduate them out.”<p>That’s Blessing Basket founder and CEO Theresa Carrington talking …

Poverty

Want to spice up Thanksgiving? Try these 5 African recipes!

We all love turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and casseroles. But the year-after-year routine can get a little stale. Incorporate new flavors into …

Africa

Why this Vatican conference is focusing on rare diseases and neglected tropical diseases

Three and a half years ago, the fight against extreme poverty gained a unique and spirited champion: Pope Francis, the leader of the world’s one …

Poverty

What I learned about energy and education on my trip to Kenya

Have you ever thought about the power of the sun and how its energy potential could impact literacy and education? I had never really connected the …

Energy

The story behind our 2016 holiday cards

Here at TO THE MARKET (TTM), we were honored when ONE approached us to utilize our diverse artisan network to design and create a meaningful and …

Africa

Will you stand with us on March 8, 2017?

A little under two years ago, we started the Poverty is Sexist campaign to recognize that if we are going to fight poverty, we will need to fight …

Poverty

What a toilet means to 16-year-old Mbete

<i>This is a guest post from Water.org.</i><p>Meet 16-year-old Mbete from Ngomenia, Kenya. She attends school in a water-scarce and climatically tough region …

Toilets

New UNAIDS report: 2 million people gained access to ARVs last year!

In advance of the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS that’s taking place on June 8 through 10, UNAIDS released a new …

Africa

Our thoughts on the election

Well, this election took many of us by surprise. And, honestly – like you – I’m still figuring out what it means for our country, the world, and the …

Elections

To my veteran family: Our service continues

Many of us veterans are continuing to serve our country and world as civilians. I’ve chosen to continue my service by joining the global fight …

International Development

Merry and bright: 7 ethically made holiday gifts

It’s that time of year—full of traditions, merriment, and celebrations with family and friends! Here at ONE, we’ve selected seven gifts that will …

Africa

How Internet access could help lift women and girls out of poverty

I followed my normal routine this morning:<p>8:40AM – Woke up after hitting snooze three times<p>8:41AM – Browsed Facebook for about 5 minutes<p>8:46AM – Sent …

Poverty

Ensuring everyone has the right to read and learn

Literacy skills are one of the most powerful tools that enable people to lift themselves out of poverty. But today, nearly 17% of the world’s adult …

More than just a farm: How families in Haiti are working to recover from Hurricane Matthew

Nearly all gardens, farms, fruit trees, and livestock in the south of Haiti were wiped out from Hurricane Matthew.<p>The images are saddening because …

Food

As seen in 'Glamour

By now, you may know that ONE co-founder Bono was named <i>Glamour</i>‘s Man of the Year, in honor of his role in the fight against gender inequality via …

Poverty

founder Bono named 'Glamour' Man of the Year!

Every year since 1980, <i>Glamour</i> has honored incredible girls and women—from actresses and athletes to activists—with its annual Woman of the Year …

Gender

Seeking the best and greatest

It is that time of the year again when we at ONE Africa celebrate African-led efforts towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals …