Blog entries from: ONE

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September 29 2014

From ONE Mon Sep 29 2014, 10:57:36

It's an important job, but a dangerous one. Journalists and aid groups are capturing the story of the Ebola crisis in West Africa for the rest of the world to witness. It's these stories and images that shock us. Touch us. Move us to take action. For some of them, the photo sharing app Instagram has become an...

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September 27 2014

From ONE Sat Sep 27 2014, 15:46:03

Urge Swift Global Action on Ebola Following UN Meeting; Warn Materials and Personnel Must Get to Ground Quickly The Ebola infections and death toll continue to rise. The urgency for international action was very apparent at Thursday's United Nations High Level Meeting on Ebola at the United Nations in New York. And ONE was there...

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September 26 2014

From ONE Fri Sep 26 2014, 15:22:07

You can't say that ONE doesn't love a challenge! With just a little over a month before the highly contentious November elections, ONE asked Washington politicos to do something pretty rare...leave partisanship at the door. We wanted them to spend one evening with us to celebrate and renew the bipartisan commitment to ending extreme poverty....

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From ONE Fri Sep 26 2014, 13:48:20

by Kate Grant, CEO of Fistula Foundation When I entered the hospital room, the first thing I noticed about Naresia was her smile. It came easily, brightening the whole room with a joy that was palpable; her face unlined, with rounded features, looking more like an older girl than a young woman. Next to her bed sat a...

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From ONE Fri Sep 26 2014, 11:45:47

In our second partnership with One Acre Fund, we'll be following David and Zipporah, smallholder farmers from Kenya, for a whole growing season. From planting to harvest, we will check in every month to see what life is really like for a family making a living from agriculture in rural Kenya. Read part 1, part 2, part 3 part 4 and part...

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From ONE Fri Sep 26 2014, 09:45:52

This was originally posted on DevelopmentIntern by Gemma McNeil-Walsh If you were to ask me what my most useful resource during a three-year undergraduate development studies degree has been, I think the answer might surprise you: Twitter. Although I initially joined Twitter so that I could join in on my housemates' banter about cupcakes and Ryan Gosling (don't...

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September 25 2014

From ONE Thu Sep 25 2014, 12:39:01

Doug French is a writer, speaker and single dad who co-founded the Dad 2.0 Summit, an annual conference about the changing voice and perception of modern fatherhood. He shared his thoughts with us on the United Nations' #HeForShe campaign, a solidarity movement for gender equality.  As a single, co-parenting, work-at-home father of two boys, I often get the opportunity to...

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September 24 2014

From ONE Wed Sep 24 2014, 15:43:22

London Bell is a ONE member and Congressional District Leader (CDL) from Detroit, MI. Last Monday, we had our ONE Campaign meet-up in Detroit at the Cass Café in midtown.  There were nine of us, including our new Regional Director Shawn Phetteplace. It was a great evening of getting to know one another and discussing the work of...

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From ONE Wed Sep 24 2014, 15:16:06

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September 23 2014

From ONE Tue Sep 23 2014, 18:43:59

Michael Elliott, ONE's President and CEO, on the latest big ideas from this year's meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative - including more opportunities for girls and women, and the data revolution that is transforming development.

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