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How a Côte d’Ivoire health club is helping people living with chronic diseases

<i>This story by Angeline Anoble and Oumar Touré was originally published on Jhpiego. Learn more about Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins</i> …

Public Health

Serafina's family encouraged her to stay in school. Now she wants other girls to have that chance.

<i>Story and photos by Megan Iacobini de Fazio</i><p>Having lived through violence, discrimination, and subsequent displacement in South Sudan, it is difficult …

Education

This afterschool program gave Constance confidence to thrive in school and beyond

<i>Story and photos by Rebecca Rwakabukoza</i><p>Constance Amusugut found out she was pregnant when she was about two months along. She was 15. The first …

Education

Zipora started a coffee co-op that's transforming her community

<i>Story and photos by Gaius Kowene</i><p>Zipora Nyituriki stands in the library of Akilah Institute, an East African college with a mission of empowering …

Rwanda

Gayle Smith named president and CEO of The ONE Campaign

After an extensive worldwide search, the ONE Campaign has named Gayle Smith — a top advisor on development issues to two American presidents and one …

Social Media

Read the letter that Bill and Melinda Gates just wrote to Warren Buffett

For the past few years, Bill and Melinda Gates have written an annual letter. Their goal? To broaden awareness and interest in key global health and …

Philanthropy

WATCH: Poverty is Sexist

There’s nowhere on earth where women have the same opportunities as men. That’s why we’ve partnered with Don’t Panic to produce this powerful …

Gender

These women's rights activists inspire us to fight for equality

Right now, our newsfeeds are packed with incredible stories of women taking action. To honor the persistence and drive of those women, we’re taking a …

Spotlight on the Electrify Africa Act

On February 8, 2016, President Obama signed the Electrify Africa Act (S. 2152) into law. But the story of this truly special piece of legislation …

Africa

18,645 actions from members. 6,048 miles in a caravan. ONE Vote '16.

With the force of nearly 2 million ONE members in the U.S., ONE Vote ’16 set out to educate and mobilize voters to ensure that the next president and …

Government

ONE remembers the incredible work of Professor Hans Rosling

ONE has learned of the sad news that Professor Hans Rosling passed away today in the presence of his family in Uppsala, Sweden.<p>Hans was a great …

This boy's meme is raising thousands for his school in Ghana

<i>This story by Yosola Olorunshola was originally posted on Global Citizen.</i><p>Jake, a 5-year-old boy from a small village in Ghana, has inadvertently …

Check out these innovative gender data projects from Côte d’Ivoire!

<i>This post by Katy Johnson, Data2X Consultant, originally appeared on Millennium Challenge Corporation’s blog.</i><p>An app that connects pregnant women with …

Ivory Coast

We need you to write a letter

Thank you for signing our letter on girls’ education. We will be delivering that letter — with your name on it — directly to all 100 senators on …

Social Media

Take action: Write to your senator and ask for support for the READ Act!

The READ Act is a bill that would help millions of children — including the 130 million girls out of school around the world — gain access to …

'Child, Bride, Mother:' See the multimedia NYT piece

In 2009, the militant Boko Haram group began its insurgency against the Nigerian government. The terrorist group drew global outrage after abducting …

Social Media

Want to help? Join the organizations speaking out against the refugee ban

Here at ONE, we believe that where you live shouldn’t determine whether you live. Energized by this guiding principle, ONE speaks out for the world’s …

Refugees

The READ Act has passed the House! Will you help us get it approved by the Senate?

On January 24 — just 24 hours after it was introduced— the House unanimously passed HR 601, the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development …

The refugee women's group that's crafting a better future for their children

<i>Story and photos by Katie G. Nelson</i><p>For most, life as a refugee doesn’t often conjure ideas of tenacity, self-sufficiency, or resiliency. But for the …

Refugees

Exit interview with Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Dana J. Hyde

The Millennium Challenge Corporation is a little-known but critical part of America’s poverty-fighting apparatus. During the closing days of the …

Poverty

This all-woman team is helping other female entrepreneurs in Uganda adopt new tech

<i>By Rebecca Rwakabukoza</i><p>At a recent Women in Business summit in Kampala, Uganda, most of the professionals agreed: For female entrepreneurs in Uganda, …

Uganda

A look back: President Obama's role in fighting global poverty

With President Barack Obama’s last full day in office drawing near, we wanted to take a look back at the times he — and First Lady Michelle Obama — …

Author and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg stands up for girls' education

Right now, 130 million girls are out of school. You wouldn’t be where you are today without an education — and it’s in your power RIGHT NOW to help …

Facebook

The case for girls' education

Here are three facts that tell a troubling story:<p>If all students in low-income countries left school with basic reading skills, 171 million people …

71 influential figures have signed on to support girls' education... and you're next

All children deserve a good education. But because poverty is sexist, 130 million girls across the world are denied this basic right. That’s why ONE …

4 famous letters — and one we want YOU to sign

Thanks to the ease of email, sitting down and hand-writing an actual letter has fallen out of style. But we have to admit there’s something truly …

Nelson Mandela

6 inauguration speeches that highlight the ongoing fight against poverty

With Inauguration Day coming up, let’s take a look back at a few inspirational inauguration addresses from Democrats and Republicans alike. We chose …

Beyond help: Taking shelter from Boko Haram in Chad’s remote swampland

<i>Hundreds of thousands of families fleeing Boko Haram are now stranded in a remote and harsh border region, beyond the reach of humanitarian aid.</i> …

Mark Zuckerberg urges world leaders to respond to ONE and Facebook's connectivity campaign

Today, more than half of the world is still unconnected to the internet—and where someone lives makes a huge difference. Almost 75% of Africa’s …

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: 10 years of global leadership

<i>This post has been adapted from a blog post that ran on the UN Foundation blog..</i><p>At the end of this year, Ban Ki-moon’s time as Secretary-General of …