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A Ugandan program is helping students with disabilities succeed

<i>Story and photos by Rebecca Rwakabukoza.</i><p>While schools in Uganda are increasingly expanding to attract more learners, expansion often means buildings …

Education

5 awe-inspiring humanitarians you should know about

<i>By Lauren Ahn, ONE Digital Intern</i><p>August 19 is World Humanitarian Day! Established by the United Nations in 2008, World Humanitarian Day honors all …

Africa

This Nigerian program is focused on helping kids stay in school

<i>Story and photos by Ayodeji Rotinwa.</i><p>As the children in Makoko, Nigeria, row canoes across the water, their heads are barely visible from a distance. …

Education

4 common barriers to girls’ schooling—and how to overcome them

<i>By Rachel Glennerster, Executive Director,</i> <i>Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab</i> <i>(J-PAL)</i><p>I’ve worked for more than 13 years in rural Sierra Leone. In …

Education

Ebola’s furthest-reaching legacy: How to get kids back in school

<i>This is a guest post from Imogen Calderwood at Street Child. *Names have been changed.</i><p>Sierra Leone may have been declared Ebola-free, but some of the …

Disease

ONE Campaign CEO Gayle Smith has something to ask you

So far this year, ONE has been fighting hard to make sure the foreign aid budget is fully funded next year. And largely because Budget Action Team …

Social Media

ONE Campaign CEO Gayle Smith has something to ask you

So far this year, ONE has been fighting hard to make sure the foreign aid budget is fully funded next year. And largely because ONE members across …

Social Media

These volunteers took YOUR names to politicians' offices

For a big part of this year, ONE members have been collecting letters and petition signatures in an amazing effort to fight the proposed budget cuts …

Facebook Messenger

The Maasai brand is valuable — and it should belong to the Maasai people

<i>By Meg Brindle, Light Years IP</i><p>I was at a conference in Kenya when I first met a member of the Maasai, a group of people who live in East Africa. He …

Cultural Appropriation

Malala just asked the acting president of Nigeria to declare a state of emergency for education

Malala Yousafzai has called for a state of emergency for education to be declared in Nigeria.<p>On Monday, Malala – the 20-year-old Nobel Prize winner – …

Nigeria

Jonathan took YOUR name to his representative!

Remember Jonathan?<p>He’s a teacher from Oneida, Kentucky, and he’s passionate about defending foreign aid. Why? Just watch this video:<p>As part of his …

Foreign Aid

Wherever you live, teachers and education can make a big difference

<i>By Laetitia Lemaistre, UNHCR Refugee Education Specialist</i><p>When my high school English teacher was passionate about a passage of a novel we were …

Education

Join #GirlsCount and enter to win great prizes!

There are more than 130 million girls globally who are denied an education. We know that this unfortunate reality can have a significant impact on …

Social Media Marketing

"This is his life's work": Dems and Reps agree at Mark Green's nomination hearing

<i>By Kyra Luck, ONE U.S. Government Relations Intern</i><p>Armed with bipartisan endorsements, Ambassador Mark Green secured the Senate Foreign Relations …

U.S. Congress

What water can do for economic growth in Cabo Verde

<i>This post by Naomi Cassirer, MCC Gender and Social Inclusion Director, and Lona Stoll, MCC Deputy Vice President for Sector Operations, originally</i> …

Poverty

What will it take to educate all the world's girls?

<i>By Alice Albright, CEO of The Global Partnership for Education</i><p>Juliana, an 11-year-old, fifth-grade student from a small village in south-central Côte …

Education

This 17-year-old petitioned her govt. for clean water and WON

<i>By Eva Tolage, student activist and ONE member</i><p>My name’s Eva. I’m 17 years old. I’ve lived all my life with my family in Malinzanga, a small village …

Sustainable Development Goals

One of the most patriotic things you can do this July 4 is...

In the United States, the right to petition is guaranteed by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. This July 4, you can celebrate …

U.S. House of Representatives

ONE remembers the outstanding work of Sir Ketumile Masire

The ONE Campaign is deeply saddened by the passing of Botswana’s second President, Sir Ketumile Masire. Under his leadership, Botswana became a …

Africa

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …