Malaka Gharib

Malaka Gharib
Malaka Gharib is the editor of ONE's US Stories page and ONE's social media manager. Before ONE, she was an interview producer at Al Jazeera English and a digital strategist at Virilion. She has a degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

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Urgent Twitter action: Tell your to rep to vote YES on Electrify Africa!

Urgent Twitter action: Tell your to rep to vote YES on Electrify Africa!

Tomorrow’s the big day! The House will officially vote on the Electrify Africa Act tomorrow afternoon. That means we’ve only got a few hours left to make our voices heard and get this bill passed. Tweet your representative and urge him/her to VOTE YES tomorrow. Let’s help Africa bring electricity to 50 mill......
How to show your support for the 234 girls kidnapped in Nigeria

How to show your support for the 234 girls kidnapped in Nigeria

Written in conjunction with Anupama Dathan.  On April 14, nearly 234 school girls, aged 12 to 17, were kidnapped from their school in northeastern Nigeria by militant group Boko Haram.  It’s unclear where the girls now are: some reports say they were taken to Chad and Cameroon and sold as brides, but there’s li......
Innovation and Results: An interview with MCC’s Daniel Yohannes

Innovation and Results: An interview with MCC’s Daniel Yohannes

Mr. Yohannes' vision of success is just straight-up good business practice: to get the most global poverty-fighting bang for our US taxpayer buck. The proof is in the results and the number of lives transformed: 2,677 miles of electricity lines completed, 247,683 farmers trained, 715 schools built or rehabilitated.
3 Ways to support Water.org on Water Day

3 Ways to support Water.org on Water Day

Saturday, March 22, marks World Water Day, a day to raise awareness and take action for the 780 million people who still live without access to clean water. Make a big splash with our friends at Water.org by doing these three things – and get your friends and family talking about this important issue: 1. Follow…...
Winners of the 2014 Honesty Oscars

Winners of the 2014 Honesty Oscars

When we met Blair Glencorse, executive director at Accountability Lab, we knew we had to collaborate. Like ONE, he and his organization think outside the box when it comes to fighting corruption – them with their Hip Co Festival and Accountability Film School, and us with our Stash the Cash spoof website. We didn’......
7 Clever and effective NGO print ads

7 Clever and effective NGO print ads

Public service announcements can be dry and ineffective - but these eight print ads, in the age of the Internet, defy those stereotypes. Here's our favorites. Just one page long, they pack a wallop and inspire viewers to take action.
3 Facts that reveal Africa’s huge agriculture potential

3 Facts that reveal Africa’s huge agriculture potential

African smallholder farmers are the people that feed Africa – but struggle to feed themselves. How is this possible? Our new report, Ripe for Change: The Promise of Africa’s Agricultural Transformation, explains. It’s a vision of what a continent-wide agricultural transformation would look like for millions of small......
Africa: 9 Places to go in 2014

Africa: 9 Places to go in 2014

The New York Times recently put out a list of their top 52 places to travel in 2014. Seeing that there were only six destinations from Africa, we turned to our readers for their recommendations and travel tips of their favorite cities, countries and attractions on the continent. Maybe you can visit one of these majestic&hell......
AIDS: Bono thanks US for bipartisan leadership

AIDS: Bono thanks US for bipartisan leadership

AIDS: Bono and the Edge accepted the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Visionary Award this week on behalf of U2 with a speech on the power of activism and American bipartisan leadership in delivering more antiretroviral treatment to AIDS patients. This is the first time the award was given to someone other tha......
Read ONE.org’s most popular stories of 2013

Read ONE.org’s most popular stories of 2013

Wow, what a year 2013 has been for ONE.org and the fight against extreme poverty. You witnessed the reauthorization of the US’ key program against AIDS, PEPFAR; the launch of President Obama’s Power Africa initiative to bring reliable electricity to more than 50 million people; celebrated a major win for oil and g......
VIDEO: The Ugandan hip-hop artist using music to change lives

VIDEO: The Ugandan hip-hop artist using music to change lives

Our guest blogger today is Serginho Roosblad from Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Their My Song series is a weekly multimedia show that tells the personal story behind Africa’s most inspiring songs.  Ugandan hip-hop veteran, socially conscious rapper, breakdance teacher. Abramz is many things to many others, and his song ......
ONE turns office into winter wonderland

ONE turns office into winter wonderland

ONE staffers in Washington, D.C., got into the holiday spirit yesterday by gussying up their workspaces and cubicles for a decorating contest. Staffers teamed up, worked on a theme, and brought in decorations from home or made them from scratch. We only had a few hours to decorate (after all, it was still a full…...
NBC Interview: Bono remembers Mandela

NBC Interview: Bono remembers Mandela

In an interview on NBC’s Nightly News, ONE cofounder Bono, who spent a lot of time with Nelson Mandela, speaks about his friend. “He didn’t belong to South Africa,” said Bono. “He belonged to an entire continent. And he didn’t belong to just the entire continent, he belonged to the world.&#......