2010: One Acre Fund Awarded Prestigious Skoll Award
One Acre Fund was one of five organizations to win the prestigious 2010 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, which includes $765,000 awarded over three years. The Skoll Foundation’s mission is to drive large-scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and other innovators dedicated to solving the world’s most pressing problems. The Foundation is known for its incredibly thorough due diligence and they verified that we are on a path to create as much human impact as the best organizations in the world.
For more on the award and on Skoll, please view Andrew Youn's acceptance speech below or click here to view the announcement page on Skoll's website.