ONE is a movement not only trying to bring light to some of the major issues faced but to help people find ways to take action. They are a high-energy and fast-paced global team, and work hard pressing governments to deliver change that will improve the lives of millions of people living in extreme poverty. ONE works to fight against more than just energy poverty, but all types of extreme poverty. Join ONE in the fight against energy poverty.
THE STRUGGLE 7 out of 10 sub-Saharan Africans don’t have access to electricity
Nearly 1/2 of the sub-Saharan population won't have access to power in 2030 without new efforts
90 million sub-Saharan children have no electricity at school
70% of businesses cite the lack of access to reliable power as a major constraint
225 million sub-Saharans rely on health facilities that are without electricity
THE MOVEMENT 0.6% of Africans geothermal energy had been exploited in 2010
70% of child and maternal mortality could be reduced with lighting and electrical medical devices
300% the economic benefit when sub Saharan African households switch to electricity
43 million- number of people in Thailand who gained access to electricity in just over a decade
26 out of 54 African states are already committed to the goal of universal energy access by 2023
Life Empowered: An Interactive Energy Poverty Infographic Take a walk through this infograph that depicts the many differences a family might face if they are living in energy poverty compared to a family who has access to consistent and reliable electricity.