One Step Projects


A U.S. based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a global focus


Creating custom-engineered solutions to


build healthy communities,

improve living conditions, and

promote environmental sustainability

About us

Who are we?

We are a diverse team of engineers, activists, and innovators dedicated to creating customized solutions for communities in need.

Our mission

Our mission is to develop and deploy innovative solutions to improve the health and well-being of individuals, strengthen communities, and promote ecological sustainability.

Our values
  • Sustainability: All of our projects involve community collaboration and education to maximize long-term progress.
  • Efficiency: As a 100% volunteer-based organization, we make sure that your donations have direct impact.
  • Measurability: We diligently measure the impact of your donations and time to maximize effectiveness.

Explore our projects

Rebuilding a school

Rebuilding a school in Badegaun, Nepal and giving new life to a village once devastated by massive earthquakes.

Creating healthy communities

Developing community-led programs to boost the health and well-being of communities struggling with water access, proper sanitation, and recurring health issues.

Developing novel solutions

Partnering with local and international organizations, educational institutions, and experts to understand problems and develop customized solutions for the long-term.

Visit our blog

How to Prevent Nepal from Becoming the New Haiti

HomeAbout Projects Get Involved Blog Contact Without warning, I felt a subtle trembling beneath my feet, as if the entire earth were shivering from cold. Then my body started to sway — I was an involuntary trapeze artist, thrown into motion by...

How To Be Happy – An Account of Earthquake Relief in Nepal

HomeAbout Projects Get Involved Blog Contact “I have never been happier,” said the seventy-year-old man with cheeks more wrinkled than a raisin, turning my world upside down and making my heart jump painfully. How could anyone be happy after losing...

My Friend Manju and the Crisis in Nepal

HomeAbout Projects Get Involved Blog Contact After the devastating earthquakes of April and May 2015, I traveled across Nepal, coordinating relief work in remote villages. In the Sindhupalchok district, one of the most devastated areas, I met...

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One Step Projects is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. 

EIN: 47-5517778