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How these ONE volunteers used pizza to get 300+ people to take action

It couldn’t have been a more welcoming cool, blue-sky day on the shores of Lake Michigan, serving up a feast of music for the more-than-12,000 attendees.

4 African festivals you HAVE to see for yourself

The wide variety of music, cultural, harvest, and religious festivals in Africa is almost as unique as the continent itself.

Michelle Obama and family head to Liberia, Morocco, and Spain to promote #LetGirlsLearn

FLOTUS met with Liberia’s first-ever female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who has been leading the country for the past decade.

How this program is fighting youth underemployment in Rwanda

While access to vocational and business training can be life-changing for young people in Rwanda, it also has a wider impact on their cooperatives and communities!

The Global Food Security Act is close to the finish line—here’s how you can help

This legislation strengthens our collective commitment to helping developing countries grow their way out of poverty and overcome hunger and malnutrition!

A mission to teach ALL children STEM skills

Sidy Ndao, a Senegalese-born engineering professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is on a mission to bring STEM skills to students in West Africa!

It’s 2016 and there are 65 million people with nowhere to go

At a time when the world is facing an unprecedented displacement crisis, this year’s World Refugee Day on 20 June marked an important moment to honour the courage of all the women, men and children who have been forced to flee their homes, and to reflect on how we can address their urgent and longer-term…

Honour Jo Cox

Last week our movement lost one of its brightest stars,  Jo Cox MP. Many of us at ONE knew Jo as a dear friend, passionate colleague and unwavering advocate for social justice. We are deeply shocked and saddened by her death and our thoughts go out to her family. On Jo’s birthday this Wednesday 22…

How touchscreens touch lives in Benin

This app is ensuring that people who are missed in large mosquito net distributions—like nomadic groups, orphans, and students who live away from home—get the nets they need!

8,395 miles: One refugee’s journey from South Sudan to Boise, Idaho

This piece is part of a reporting partnership between ONE and Refugees Deeply. Khamisa grew up in southern Sudan, in an area now part of the world’s newest country, South Sudan. When she was 10 years old, her father was killed in a land dispute; fearing their own safety, Khamisa and her mother traveled to…

Photo essay: Life in the largest refugee camp in the world

Each year, thousands are born here, and many people have spent their entire lives in Daadab.

“The causes are many, but the plight is one”

A guest post by Dina Dahood Dabash, a Youth Ambassador with The ONE Campaign in Brussels, on our responsibilities towards refugees - and why we mustn't forget them.

These 10 refugees will compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio

For the first time, a team of refugee athletes will compete under the Olympic flag.

What do Girl Scouts in California and girls in Ghana have in common?

One of the greatest ways to learn something isn’t through a book or through a lecture, but by talking and having a discussion with another person.

Watch our Facebook Live Q&A with Danai Gurira and Liesl Tommy of ‘Eclipsed’

Eclipsed, a dramatic look at the status of women during the Liberian civil war, made history in 2016 as the first Broadway play written by, directed by, and starring black women. The play earned one Tony Award for Best Costume Design and six total Tony Award nominations, including a nomination for Best Play for playwright…

Meet the Senegalese rapper fighting to end FGM for good

To protect young girls and women from the practice, a new wave of rappers, DJs and community leaders are uniting to change attitudes and overcome FGM once and for all.

4 ‘Sesame Street’ characters you didn’t know were out to save the world

These four incredible Muppets are teaching young viewers about sanitation, nutrition, gender equality, and more!

How this pair of running shoes is going to change lives in Kenya

Nava and Weldon want to use their shoe company, Enda (which means “go” in Swahili), to initiate social change in Kenya!

5 ethically made Father’s Day gifts

Whether he needs a new t-shirt to keep him cool, or a mug to keep his coffee warm, these gifts are sure to be year-round favorites.

From student to developer in 16 weeks: Inside one of Africa’s top coding schools

Here, students learn to code from a world-class curriculum with top quality instructors and mentors to support them in the process—and many have gone on to do amazing things!

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