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What we don’t know about refugees and humanitarian aid

According to the UNHCR, at least 65 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes and become refugees or internally …

Refugees

Donors are turning away from education

<i>By Kate Redman, UNESCO GEM</i><p>Only two years ago, the world came together to sign up for ambitious global development goals, including one on education. …

Education

Introducing MOVEMENT: A new tool to explore the data on displaced people

More than 65 million people have been forced to flee their homes — some making perilous journeys across borders and oceans — all to escape conflict, …

Big Data

8 shocking facts about refugees from our new data tool

More than 152 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance globally — and at least 64 million have been forced to flee their homes.<p>While …

Refugees

Why ONE isn't just bipartisan — we're NONpartisan

When you think of the ONE Campaign, a lot of our causes probably come to mind: global poverty, preventable disease, HIV/AIDS, gender inequality.<p>But …

Foreign Aid

16 generals testify: Foreign aid is essential to U.S. security

With Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Capitol Hill this week for hearings on President Trump’s budget …

United States

How does foreign aid affect U.S. security? Just ask these military officials.

This week, two retired military officers added their voices to the chorus of generals, politicians, faith leaders, and businesses urging against …

Foreign Policy

Faith and activism in Oneida, Kentucky

Jonathan Barnes and his wife, Michelle, live in Oneida, Kentucky, with their three kids: Joshua, Joseph, and Melea. The Appalachian couple are …

Poverty

This awesome teen established a library in her community in Kenya

<i>Story and photos by Zachary Ochieng</i><p>A young woman’s mission to promote education and improve literacy levels in her community is already bearing …

Education

How one NGO is helping mothers earn — so their children can learn

<i>By Imogen Calderwood, Street Child</i><p>For many families in Sierra Leone, education is out of reach for one reason: poverty.<p>Thousands of children are kept …

Poverty

The amazing reason why a Zimbabwe soap business is cleaning up

<i>Story and photos by Ray Mwareya</i><p>Rudo Mazhande, 32, stands smiling in a warehouse among several hundred huge bars of green soap. A crisp, clean scent …

Facebook Messenger

Award-winning journalist Mercy Juma is telling Africa's stories

<i>Mercy Juma, a journalist from Kenya, was the first person to win the Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. This is her</i> …

Africa

"A tithe of a tithe": Why this author traveled to D.C.

<i>By Dr. Chuck Gutenson</i><p>It’s easy, isn’t it? It’s easy to become cynical about how our government functions. Ronald Reagan famously once said, …

United States

Leave room for dessert! It's time to EAT (RED) SAVE LIVES

Throughout June, EAT (RED) SAVE LIVES unites some of the world’s most celebrated chefs, restaurants, and culinary brands in the fight to end AIDS.<p>Led …

Mario Batali

Q&A: Why bolstering Niger’s agricultural sector is so important

<i>In July 2016, MCC signed a $437 million</i> <i>compact</i> <i>with the Government of Niger to improve access to water for agriculture and livestock and expand access</i> …

Agriculture

Bono and former President George W. Bush reflect on the success of PEPFAR

From Bono: “More than 11 million people are alive today thanks to this man’s creation of PEPFAR, the US AIDS program that has been saving lives and …

How this amazing school quickly improved girls' attendance

When Jennifer Thuo talks about her students, it’s with enthusiasm and a wide smile that betray her love for the job.<p>“One thing I can say with pride …

Women's News

Imo Chinasa Ude

<i>By Imo Chinasa Ude, ONE Champion</i><p>From the moment I saw the advert calling on volunteers to serve as a ONE Champion, I knew I wanted to be part of the …

Interview: Justin Dillon has a 'Selfish Plan to Save the World'

As the founder of Slavery Footprint and Made in a Free World, Justin Dillon went from touring musician to major activist — but why? In his new book, <i>A</i> …

Happiness

It's official: President Trump wants to cut USAID by 32 percent

The White House has finally made it official: President Trump wants to cut the budget for USAID by 32 percent next year.<p>It gets worse. If the …

President Trump

Noses on, pass it on — May 25 is Red Nose Day!

Red Nose Day is a fundraising campaign run by the non-profit organization Comic Relief Inc. that has raised over $1 BILLION for children and …

Red Nose Day

225 top business leaders to Sec. Tillerson: Don't cut foreign aid

Today, 225 business leaders from across the U.S. — including executives from Nike, Coca Cola, 3M, Land O’Lakes, GE, Marriott, Walmart, Kellogg, UPS, …

Foreign Policy

How education is helping James achieve his dreams

<i>This is a guest post from Flying Kites.</i><p>JAMES’ STORY from Flying Kites on Vimeo.<p>There was a time in James’ life where he had to choose between school …

Social Media

"Foreign aid keeps Americans safe"

<i>This week on GatesNotes, Bill Gates published the first of a multi-part series on the importance of foreign aid. In this initial post, Gates</i> …

Female leaders take steps to end the gender digital divide

<i>By Kaavya Ramesh and Megan O’Donnell, ONE</i><p>Without basic internet skills, most people in the world’s richest countries would be unable to participate …

Why this Kentucky teacher supports foreign aid

Set in the heart of Appalachia, Kentucky’s 5th congressional district is one of the most impoverished in the nation. A resident of this rural area in …

NEW VIDEO: Meet Jonathan and Michelle from Kentucky

Jonathan and his wife, Michelle, live in Oneida, Kentucky. Their congressional district is one of the most impoverished in the nation — and yet, …

Photo essay: A day with women and children in Chad

Recently I was in Chad, documenting the work of an NGO that provides food and education for impoverished areas during difficult times. While there, I …

How to take action with ONE on U2's The Joshua Tree Tour

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of U2’s 1987 album, <i>The Joshua Tree</i>, the band is going on tour! ONE co-founder Bono and the rest of the group — the …

Restaurants

QUIZ: How much do you know about foreign aid?

The president’s proposed cuts to foreign aid – nearly a third – would be disastrous for those living in extreme poverty. Millions suffering from …