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We just got a letter from Prime Minister Trudeau!

We hope other countries will #LeadLikeTrudeau, both in their commitment to gender equality and to supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

I wholeheartedly agree: Poverty is Sexist.

We hope other countries will #LeadLikeTrudeau, both in their commitment to gender equality and to supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

How refugee women are finding peace at this Nairobi shop

Amani Ya Juu is a fair trade sewing and training program that employs marginalized African women.

How is this bamboo bike bringing change to an entire community?

The initiative uses mainly natural resources - such as bamboo - to create a more sustainable mode of transport for people to be able to get to school or work.

Meet Suud: This ONE member and former refugee explains the importance of education

"Life in the Dadaab refugee camp was characterized by uncertainty. We had no access to free movement out of the camp and into other parts of the country. Access to education was a privilege."

12 things you didn’t know about sports in Africa

You might remember that in 2010, South Africa hosted the World Cup. But did you know it was the first African nation ever to do so?

11 tech innovations changing global education

Development experts, technology giants, entrepreneurs, and education leaders are adapting technology to improve educational outcomes in some of the world’s hardest to reach places.

Meet the young people using data to hold their leaders accountable

They are making their voices heard, campaigning for access to clean and safe water as well as employment opportunities.

ONE is with #TeamRefugees

The decision to include a team made up of refugees in the 2016 Olympics sent a powerful message of inclusivity and hope to all those watching the games.

“They risk it all to escape:” A ONE member describes helping refugees arriving in Greece

One of ONE's Regional Faith Leaders joins Samaritan’s Purse to help refugees arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos.

These refugees in Ethiopia are painting their stories

Inside the Mai Aini camp, Mebrahtu, a teacher who runs fine art classes, is using painting to bring refugee issues to light.

#TeamRefugees: “They motivated me”

We can't get enough of the Olympics—and we're especially inspired by the team of Refugee Olympic Athletes!

Meet the #TeamRefugees runners competing in Rio

“We’re sending a very important message to all refugees. This is about peace, not fighting, and with these values we can change lives.”

“The world is a global village:” How students in Kenya are connecting with students in the U.S.

Four students from rural Kenya wrote about their daily experiences with electricity, water, life at school, and how they have been inspired by their Level Up Village courses at Kenya Connect.

Nigeria hits two years without polio!

Polio – a disease that has paralyzed tens of millions of children and forced people deeper into poverty – is on the brink of eradication.

Gambia has outlawed child marriage

This great news is just one small victory in a much larger battle: The Gambian government must now implement this law and enforce its provisions to ensure that its girls are not forced into marriage as children.

Kenya’s Dr. Faith Osier dreams of curing malaria

She's spearheading the development of a vaccine that she believes could someday wipe out the disease.

Separated by conflict: “My husband and I live in different refugee camps”

When conflict broke out in her home of Jonglei, South Sudan, Rebecca sought safety at a camp in Juba. Her husband was studying in a different region at the time, and was placed in another camp 520 kilometers away.

Want to jump in the White House bounce house? Meet up with the ONE Vote caravan!

The cross-country tour will be enlightening and fun—and you never know what insiders and personalities might make an appearance at a caravan stop!

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