Who could imagine that a group of year 7s in Kenya with no electricity in their homes or school could be on the forefront of one of the most innovative technologies of our time?
This year, these individuals and organisations decide to turn the concept of Valentine's Day on its head by sharing the love with vulnerable and disadvantaged members of their communities.
In the past twenty-five years, the world cut in half the number of deaths from TB. With continued advocacy and efforts, preventable and curable diseases can be eradicated.
Made of neoprene and Velcro, this first-aid device has been used on more than 10,000 women in 33 countries!
On a recent rainy morning, Léna Diop, 21, and a few members of her family get a slow start to their day in the working-class Dakar suburb of Guédiawaye, Senegal...
Guest blogpost by Natasa Kokic, ONE member and volunteer Today sees the kick-off of U2’s iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour in Europe. Over the next few weeks, stages and stadiums across Europe will be lit up with music, with joy, with euphoria. Throats will be raw, tears will be shed, but above all, powerful and lasting memories will be made. As a music lover and long-time social justice activist, a question I’ve long asked myself is this: How can music help in...
For the past week, Twitter has been addictive for those with wanderlust or simply curiosity about the world due to the trending hashtag #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou. Do a quick Google search and you will see why the visual venture went viral: stunning photography of vibrant and varied landscapes, joyful glimpses into daily life across the continent, and proud displays of diverse cultures, architecture, art and fashion.
This article first appeared on the World Economic Forum and is written by Ross Chainey. The US have just announced that they will feature a women on their upcoming redesign of the $10 bill! Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the bill, set to be unveiled in 2020, will honour “a woman who has contributed to and represents the values of American democracy.” The launch year was chosen to coincide with the 100th anniversary of women in the US gaining the right to...
Africa is a huge continent made up of 54 countries and over a billion people. But did you know that in Ethiopia, clocks are upside down with our 6:00 at their 12:00? This and 12 other incredible facts are sure to turn you into the captain at your next trivia tournament.
This past July I spent my summer holiday in South Africa. Three things stood out: the overwhelming sense of community, people's determination; and their sustainable living. One student I met, Nthateng, shared a poem she had written. It articulates everything ONE stands for.