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Joseph lost 17 family members to Ebola. But his faith and education are helping him help others.

<i>Written by Arthur Rasco, director of the new documentary, ‘Facing Darkness.’ Photos courtesy of Samaritan’s Purse.</i><p>It was 2:15 a.m. In the darkness, …

Ebola

Madeleine Albright and Stephen Hadley urge Congress to reject President Trump's dangerous budget proposal

Last week, the White House released the outline of President Trump’s budget request for 2018—and it proposes <b>a cut of around one-third to the budgets</b> …

Foreign Policy

Healthy kids for healthy schools: How nutrition affects education

Right now, 130 million girls around the world are out of school, either because they face social and economic barriers to attending or staying in …

President Trump’s proposed cuts to State, USAID would be “shortsighted and devastating”

Today, the White House released the outline of President Trump’s budget request for 2018—and it proposes <b>a cut of around one-third to the budgets of</b> …

Government

6 things you might not know about foreign aid

Today, the White House Office of Management and Budget released an outline of President Trump’s budget request for 2018, proposing a cut of more than …

Foreign Policy

More than 100 Christian leaders urge Capitol Hill to protect the international affairs budget

This morning, more than a hundred Christian leaders sent a letter to Capitol Hill urging our leaders in Congress to protect the international affairs …

Religion

Interview: Bono and Bill Gates discuss pandemics, politics, and more

<i>This interview was conducted by Mario Calabresi, Lola Huete-Machado, and Thorsten Jungholt and originally appeared in WELT, La Republicca, Le Figaro,</i> …

Philanthropy

"Finding our voices

<i>By Jonathan Martin</i><p>As a career church leader, pastor, and now founder of a fledgling Christian community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, I’ve spent most of my …

Faith

"Strong women cannot be shaken": South Sudan’s refugee sisterhood

<i>This piece, written by Angela Wells with photos by Rachel Reed, is part of a reporting partnership between ONE and</i> <i>Refugees Deeply</i><i>.</i><p>BOROLI SETTLEMENT, …

Africa

How Madame Awahou Codjo partnered with MCC to help her fish business thrive

<i>By Christopher S. Davis, MCC Deputy Resident Country Director, Benin</i><p>Bass, red carp and sardine are among the wide variety of fish that fill the cold …

More than a data point: Making sure every girl counts

Data, calculations, statistics: words that may not exactly make you burst with excitement. But when we talk about eliminating extreme poverty or …

Data Management

Faithful advocacy

Time and time again, it’s been people of faith who have stepped into the breach when the need of the world was greatest. Debt relief and HIV/AIDS are …

Why aren't all girls getting the education they deserve?

<i>By Aaron Benavot, director of the</i> <i>GEM Report, UNESCO</i><p><b>One answer: poverty.</b><p>Despite every government in the world promising free, equitable and quality …

Education

Famine in South Sudan: We know what happens if warnings are ignored

<i>By ONE Policy Manager Tahrat Naushaba Shahid and ONE Policy Director Kate Van Waes</i><p>Hunger emergencies are on the rise in Africa. In South Sudan, the …

Africa

IWD in photos

130 million girls around the world don’t have access to education. That’s a global crisis—we need to sound the alarm to our elected officials. It’s …

Social Media

It’s time to make education work for every girl

<i>This post was originally posted on the Education for All blog.</i><p>130 million girls are out of school today. If this were the population of a country, it …

Education

Educating girls empowers them to be smarter, wealthier... and healthier

Pop quiz: what are the benefits of sending girls to school? You might answer that they will learn how to read, write and do arithmetic, all of which …

Education

#GirlsCount: How these artists, athletes, and entertainers are speaking up for girls' education

130 million girls around the world are out of school. That’s a big number. But this isn’t about numbers: It’s about real girls with hopes and dreams …

Andrew Zimmern

#GirlsCount: See the activists, politicians, and leaders who are joining the count

130 million girls around the world are out of school. That’s a big number. But this isn’t about numbers: It’s about real girls with hopes and dreams …

Christine Lagarde

Live updates from one of our biggest weeks of activism EVER!

130 million girls didn’t go to school today. Not because they didn’t want to, but because they weren’t given the chance.<p>They are denied an education …

Social Media

#GirlsCount

130 million girls didn’t go to school today.<p>Not because they didn’t want to, but because they weren’t given the chance.<p>They are denied an education …

Pinterest

7 barriers to girls’ education you need to know

The evidence that educating girls creates healthier, wealthier, fairer and more stable communities is overwhelming – so why isn’t every girl getting …

Education

Republicans and Democrats agree: We shouldn’t cut foreign aid.

Earlier this week, the White House revealed that its first budget proposal would call for a $54 billion increase in defense spending offset by cuts …

Foreign Policy

Facebook and The Economist to launch "The Inclusive Internet Index." What does that mean?

The 2017 Mobile World Congress, which is from Feb. 27 to March 2 in Barcelona, is a major tech conference focusing on mobile connectivity; it’s …

Digital Literacy

See live updates from the ONE Power Summit and Lobby Day!

More than 200 ONE members, representing all 50 states, have gathered in DC this week for issue briefings, advocacy training, and more at the annual …

Pinterest

Want to protect the foreign assistance budget? Here's how you can help.

Right now, more than 200 ONE members, representing all 50 states, are on Capitol Hill to meet with 212 members of Congress and their staffs to ask …

James Mattis

Cutting foreign aid for the sake of national security?

Today, the White House revealed that its first budget proposal would call for a $54 billion increase in defense spending offset by cuts to foreign …

Foreign Policy

How soccer is changing the lives of girls in Kenya

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A tech training program is giving Abby and other girls the tools to succeed

<i>Story and photos by Abby Higgins</i><p>When Abby Wacera finished high school, she knew there was no money for college. So she planned to start working right …

Nairobi

Bono at the Munich Security Conference: Security without development is unsustainable

<b>This is a full video and transcript of Bono’s remarks on Global Security and Development at the Munich Security Conference, 17th February, 2017.</b><p>Video …

Africa