ONE pledges to use advocacy and campaigning to protect education budgets and ensure that all children acquire foundational literacy skills and can continue learning during the pandemic and beyond.


Washington DC, United States of America
Civil society organization
Established : 2004
Education and COVID-19 Response

Support the equitable continuation of learning
During the COVID-19 pandemic
Strengthen learning systems
For the future
Close digital divides and enhance connectivity for education

ONE will work to ensure that learning is available for every child including through remote learning and investment in digital connectivity. ONE will also do deeper dives into certain countries on the African continent to better understand EdTech strategies and budgeting, and advocate in context-specific ways.

Regional Focus


Countries of Interest

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, France, Canada, Kenya, Senegal


ONE mobilises citizens voice to fight for an end to extreme poverty and preventable disease. Education is central to this objective and we are committed to using our resources to highlight the urgency of the global learning crisis, addressing financing gaps and improving policy.

Action areas

Learner Wellbeing

Learning opportunities

Universal Connectivity

Strengthen infrastructure to expand the reach of connectivity
Provide free or discounted connectivity for learners and teachers
Distribute hardware and relevant software to disadvantaged learners and teachers

Digital Learning Content

Establish and expand repositories of learning resources

Primary Contact

Ms. Natasha Somji

Senior Education Policy Manager

Senior Contact

Mr. David McNair

Executive Director, Global Policy