More than 30% of clinics and hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa, serving approximately 255 million people, are without electricity. Here's six specific ways lack of electricity can affect patients, doctors and nurses in clinics and hospitals.
Several months ago, I read a blog on ONE's Facebook page stating that she didn’t believe sending teams on mission trips was worthwhile, and in some cases, might hurt. It caused me to pause and deeply discern whether my past five trips to Kenya were worthwhile.
A few years ago I met the bravest 16 year old girl I think I will ever know. Her name was Tegla, and she lived in West Pokot, Kenya where drought is common and life is hard. She had run away from her parents because they wanted her to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) and well, she didn't.
Every year, Foreign Policy magazine publishes 'Postcards from Hell': photos from “the world’s 50 worst places”. Are these really the worst places, full of nothing but disease, poverty, terrorism and war? As a reality check, GuardianWitness wants you to send in pictures that reveal a different side to life in these count...
David and Zipporah don’t have electricity, but they do have solar lights. They bought their first Sun King Pro solar light in 2013. Now, with the lights, David and Zipporah can allocate the shillings they previously spent on kerosene for light on school fees for their four children.
Across Africa, a growing number of women farmers have a secret: incredible success. These women are not just farmers. They are also legal land owners, job creators, house builders, agriculture trainers and proud mothers of children going to university. Liberata, Anne and Maria are women farmers who are doing well. The se
Today, we unveil the fourth category in ONE and Accountability Lab's Honesty Oscars: Best Director. Like the Academy Awards, this category honours leaders who have a clear vision, visualise the execution of that vision, and carry it out through the help of their talented crew. In this case, this vision is a world without corr...
Last week, we launched our pan-African campaign DO AGRIC at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. We were joined by popular Nigerian music artist D’banj, the African Union Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Economy H.E Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Agriculture from Mali, Benin and Niger, far