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October 30 2014

From ONE Thu Oct 30 2014, 22:04:17

ONE Campus and ONE Girls & Women is taking the month of October to honor the work of female college students across the country who are changing the world through their activism, leadership, and ambition, all before the age of 22. For the third post in the series, ONE Campus Leader and University of Washington...

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From ONE Thu Oct 30 2014, 11:48:44

By Shari Berenbach, President, US African Development Foundation Most people assume that businesses flourish in a competitive environment - where one person's gain comes at the expense of another's.   It doesn't have to be that way. The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) has supported a number of women entrepreneurs whose businesses have sparked a virtuous cycle...

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From ONE Thu Oct 30 2014, 09:38:44

By Elliott Stein, ONE member, United Kingdom Times have changed dramatically. We no longer sit in front of the television every evening and watch the news religiously. We don't wait for each morning to arrive to eat breakfast while reading the newspaper. Nowadays, the combination of mobile devices and increasingly busy lives mean we digest our news...

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From ONE Thu Oct 30 2014, 09:00:12

In Mozambique, earning money to survive can come with a cost. Men and children collect cement that has spilled off of trucks to make money by reselling it at street markets. As they do this, they are increasing their chances of developing an incurable lung disease, called silicosis - all to earn less than a dollar a...

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October 29 2014

From ONE Wed Oct 29 2014, 10:57:28

ONE members all across the country have taken action this week by calling The White House to ask President Obama to increase funding for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance! We love it when members take action with us. Check out these awesome photos from members making their calls! It's not too late for you to make your call!...

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From ONE Wed Oct 29 2014, 10:26:34

Meet Dr. Namala Mkopi. He's a Tanzanian pediatrician and an advocate for an organization ONE is working hard to support: Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. He has years of experience in pediatric medicine, research, and community-based child health issues in Tanzania, where he's also seen first-hand the amazing effects of vaccines. Recently, he was on a...

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From ONE Wed Oct 29 2014, 09:32:51

By Edwin Ikhuoria, Nigeria Country Representative, ONE Nigeria's response to the Ebola epidemic raging in West Africa has so far been robust and decisive - attracting commendations from several international partners. As of October 13, 2014, the World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of Ebola, a victory in a region where Ebola has claimed the lives of...

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October 28 2014

From ONE Tue Oct 28 2014, 10:55:50

We asked ONE members what every parent in the world - whether rich or poor - should experience. Here's what they said:  1. Every parent should get to see their kids sleep peacefully 2. Every parent should get to send their child off to school 3. Every parent should get to make their kids some s'mores  4. Every...

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From ONE Tue Oct 28 2014, 10:42:26

The latest projections of how much development assistance wealthy countries plan to provide in the coming years has just been just released, and the news isn't good. Projections reveal that aid isn't programmed to go where it is most needed. In most developing countries, government revenues have significantly increased and largely outgrown external financial flows, such as foreign...

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October 27 2014

From ONE Mon Oct 27 2014, 16:41:32

By Kristi York Wooten, ONE member Everything I need to know about being a ONE member I learned on the spot. There's no definitive manual for how to approach and get to know your elected officials, but building a relationship with them is key - even when they're just candidates on the campaign trail. In...

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