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Posts on Regator:4082
Posts / Week:16.2
Archived Since:February 21, 2010

Blog Post Archive

ONE Act a Week: Make noise for global poverty on Thanksgiving

Action: 67. Time: However much you need. Difficulty: Challenging With Thanksgiving just around the corner, this year’s holiday season is about to kick into high gear. Does the idea of upcoming holiday cheer leave you in the “giving” mood? It certainly does for us here at ONE HQ! Here are a few great ways to [...]

A Thanksgiving tale: The hungercloth

Photo credit: Morgana Wingard/ ONE Roger Thurow is a ONE agriculture fellow, journalist and author. He was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal for 30 years, 20 of them as a foreign correspondent. He is the author of “The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change” [...]

2012 ONE Africa Award: Saving a forest while developing a community

The first 2012 ONE Africa Award finalist we’re proud to profile on the blog is Muliru Farmers Conservation Group (MFCG), based in western Kenya. Founded in 1997 and formally registered as a community-based organization in 1999, a group...Show More Summary

What We’re Reading: A global shift in foreign aid

WP: Experts turn focus on preemie birth rate in developed world; US worse than most –Premature birth in Western countries is already a delicate situation that requires a large amount of care so that the children can survive. In the developed world, premature birth rates are even worse, and children do not have the specialty [...]

What We’re Reading: Ending stigma key to ‘getting to zero’

  AllAfrica: Ending Stigma Key to ‘Getting to Zero’ – Testing, access to treatment, and educating the public are all vital tools in the fight against HIV/AIDS. But to truly reach zero, one must first combat the stigma against HIV that prevents people from finding the courage to get the help they need. (Kopano Sibeko) WP: [...]

Bono and World Bank President Kim discuss path to ending world poverty

ONE Co-founder Bono and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim drew in hundreds of World Bank and ONE staffers, civil society and media to the Bank’s Washington, D.C. headquarters yesterday afternoon for a discussion on how to end world poverty. iphone Photo courtesy of World Bank Photos The talk, moderated by CNN correspondent Isha Sesay, was broadcast in a [...]

Facing the fiscal cliff

This is a guest blog post from Matt McCutchan, social media and communications coordinator of Mocha Club. This was originally published on the Mocha Club blog. In 2004, after already having spent time in Africa, Mocha Club Director Barrett Ward created the Mocha Club with a vision of empowering individuals to give up the cost... Read More »

What We’re Reading: Over a billion women lack safe sanitation

NYT: Toward an AIDS-Free World – Years ago, the idea of eradicating HIV/AIDS was an impossible idea. But with the implementation of new treatments and education programs that help prevent transmission, we are drawing closer and closer to the tipping point, but without another push to the current momentum, we may lose sight of the... Read More »

5 Ways to make noise for global poverty on Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, this year’s holiday season is about to kick into high gear. Does the idea of upcoming holiday cheer leave you in the “giving” mood? It certainly does for us here at ONE HQ! Here are a few great ways to raise awareness for global hunger during Thanksgiving week and... Read More »

A Thanksgiving tale: The hungercloth

Roger Thurow is a ONE agriculture fellow, journalist and author. He was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal for 30 years, 20 of them as a foreign correspondent. He is the author of “The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change” and “ENOUGH: Why the World’s... Read More »

One fact of life

In honor of World Toilet Day, here’s a guest blog post from Water.org: Words can barely describe the experience. It is something none of us living in the developed West will likely ever have to do. Two and a half billion men, women, and children living elsewhere do it every day of their life. I’m... Read More »

Smell, sip, sacrament

ONE Moms blogger Cathleen Falsani traveled to Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Sojourners, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. Of all the exotic aromas and experiences from my sojourn in Ethiopia, it’s the frankincense I miss most. Not the puffs of smoke emanating from a thurible swung... Read More »

2012 ONE Africa Award: Saving a forest while developing a community

The first 2012 ONE Africa Award finalist we’re proud to profile on the blog is Muliru Farmers Conservation Group (MFCG), based in western Kenya. Founded in 1997 and formally registered as a community-based organization in 1999, a group of small-scale farmers in rural Western Kenya established MFCG with the mission to protect and conserve Kakamega... Read More »

Apply to be a Leland Hunger Fellow

Do you like agriculture and hate hunger? Have you worked in Africa? Do partnerships, politics and policy analysis make you tick? If so, how about working at ONE through a prestigious fellowship program? Does helping small farmers make you tick? This fellowship program might be right for you. Photo credit: Morgana Wingard The Congressional Hunger... Read More »

What We’re Reading: A global shift in foreign aid

WP: Experts turn focus on preemie birth rate in developed world; US worse than most – Premature birth in Western countries is already a delicate situation that requires a large amount of care so that the children can survive. In the developed world, premature birth rates are even worse, and children do not have the... Read More »

For your little sweetie pie: A ONEsie!

Even babies are doing it… While your little one might not be old enough to sign the nutrition petition (which you can sign in the form below) or submit a recipe to our Digital Sweet Potato Cookbook, he or she is the perfect age to rock the “Sweetie Pie” ONEsie for Thanksgiving. Proof that your... Read More »

What We’re Reading: Ending stigma key to ‘getting to zero’

AllAfrica: Ending Stigma Key to ‘Getting to Zero’ – Testing, access to treatment, and educating the public are all vital tools in the fight against HIV/AIDS. But to truly reach zero, one must first combat the stigma against HIV that prevents people from finding the courage to get the help they need. (Kopano Sibeko) WP:... Read More »

Bono and World Bank President Kim discuss path to ending world poverty

ONE Co-founder Bono and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim drew in hundreds of World Bank and ONE staffers, civil society and media to the Bank’s Washington, D.C. headquarters yesterday afternoon for a discussion on how to end world poverty. iPhone photo courtesy of @bothompson The talk, moderated by CNN correspondent Isha Sesay, was broadcast... Read More »

Raising awareness about US foreign aid – and asking for your voice

By Rana DiOrio, Founder and Chief Executive Pickle of Little Pickle Press Feeling the weight of the world on my shoulders My recent trip to Ethiopia with a delegation of ONEMoms (and ONE Mums) affected me profoundly. I went to Ethiopia at a very pivotal time in my life. I was feeling the full weight of my responsibilities as... Read More »

ONE Act a Week: Watch Matt Damon’s video for World Toilet Day – then take action!

Action: 66. Time: 10 minutes. Difficulty: Easy Words can barely describe the experience. It is something none of us living in the developed West will likely ever have to do. Two and a half billion men, women, and children living elsewhere do it every day of their life. I’m talking about open defecation – the... Read More »

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