There was a lot of celebrating, dancing, and even running this weekend in West Africa, and all for good reason: The World Health Organization declared that the outbreak had officially ended on Saturday, having gone 42 days since its last Ebola case.
As part of the U.S. government's commitment to Let Girls Learn, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Peace Corps have formed a powerful collaboration to expand access to education for adolescent girls around the world!
"It was a mild September night, and I was in Kenya’s northern frontier district, Laikipia. The Samburu Trust had arranged for me to spend a couple of hours with a Samburu elder and his family... I just wanted to capture a tiny slice of their everyday life."
Ara sees it as a critical duty to recruit thousands of bone marrow donors of African descent so that blood cancer and anemia patients will have a higher probability of finding a match and a greater likelihood of recovery from these diseases!
Caterpillar Foundation has learned from its business and years of philanthropic work that the bigger the project, the better the team needs to be! "Together. Stronger" is our effort to build the best team possible… because ending extreme poverty is something that will take all of us.
"A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done." –Social activist and writer Marge Piercy Simply put, the Caterpillar Foundation’s mission is to alleviate poverty and place people on the path to prosperity. As we work to address the root causes,…
October 30 marks the Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security, a day to celebrate the remarkable progress that the African continent has made in reducing hunger and malnutrition. But that progress can be vulnerable without investing in the farmers who have made it possible.
Before World AIDS Day on December 1, we want to make sure President Obama knows that we want him to continue to give the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria his full support. Why? Because it's saving lives.
We had the chance to sit down with Dr. Namala Mkopi, a pediatrician in Tanzania and the first Shot@Life Champion. As the Shot@Life Champion, he will spend time working with RESULTS on child and maternal health advocacy around the world.
ONE is excited to be partnering with Discovery Digital Networks to show how Africa is hacking its energy crisis. Laura Ling from Discovery traveled to the incredible country of Tanzania a few weeks back to show us how the lack of access to electricity exactly impacts daily life.
This week, volunteers all over the United States have been delivering more than 134,000 names to members of Congress, asking them to please help #ElectrifyAfrica! We are SO grateful for all of our awesome volunteers!
"More people have access to a mobile phone than a toilet." "1 in 10 people in the word lack access to safe water." Check out our list of the most SHOCKING global poverty facts that we're willing to bet you didn't know.
Project Everyone put together "We The People," an amazing crowd-sourced video using footage from passionate contributors across the globe—plus more than a few famous faces, including Chris Martin, Stephen Hawking, Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet, Malala Yousafzai, One Direction, Jennifer Lawrence, Bill Gates, and more!