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Annet Kasiti, one of our Field Officers in Western Kenya, takes a group of farmers through a product catalogue prior to enrolling them into our program.

Evolving our Enrolment to Serve More Farmers in Kenya

When Sally, a Marketing Strategist, joined our Kenya program in 2011, we were serving 28,000 farmers. Today, that number has grown to nearly half a million. She tells the story of how our enrolment process has evolved in this time.

24 Nov 2021

Farmers Joselyne Umutoni and Consolee Mukandimukuri from Gakamba Cell in Bugesera District enroll for planting supplies on their mobile phones.

Using Mobile Tech to Shape Smallholder Farming in Rwanda

With a simple feature phone, Rwanda's smallholder farmers have access to the quality farming inputs and training they need to grow more food and earn more money.

16 Nov 2021

Rosemary Wanyama, Trees

Why Smallholder Farmers Should be Front and Centre of Discussions at COP26

The climate footprint of the average smallholder farmer is minimal, yet they are among the worst impacted by a changing climate.

5 Nov 2021

Farmer Holding Maize

Impact Challenge: Innovating to Double Farmer Profit

Our countries and global departments share how we’re innovating to multiply farmer impact by 2024 and deliver $1 billion in impact in terms of food and income by 2030.

28 Oct 2021 Agriculture Innovation Impact

Agnes Muhimpundu - Rwanda - Smallholder Farmers

Celebrating Women Farmers: the Backbone of Africa's Rural Agriculture

Women farmers tend to invest more in their homes and families, thereby fuelling the prosperity of their communities.

8 Oct 2021 Farmer Stories

Anne Malemba of One Acre Fund prepares her land with other farmers

Smallholder Farming - at the Centre of our Food Systems

Food is the most basic of human needs. It is essential not just for the health of individuals but also that of communities, which, in turn, affects the health of national economies.

24 Sep 2021

Fatima and Raphael Farming in Malawi

Achieving a Zero-Hunger World Together

One Acre Fund participates in the global push to transform food systems through the UN Food Systems Summit

23 Jul 2021 Our Ideas Agriculture Policy

Farmers pick up agricultural inputs at an input delivery in Kenya

Providing Last-Mile Delivery for Farmers across Sub-Saharan Africa

Our delivery experts, John Genga and Leah Atieno, share One Acre Fund’s experience delivering life-changing products to more than a million farmers and share the lessons we have learnt along the way.

21 Jul 2021 Working At One Acre Fund Our Ideas

Tablet Enrolment Kakamega District

Four Ways Tech has Changed how we Serve Farmers During the Pandemic

We turned to technology to keep more than one million farming families farming through the pandemic. Here's how.

31 May 2021

Rosemary Naliake

Meet the Farming ‘Activist’ who Helped Revolutionize Food Production

We take a trip back in time with John Gachunga, who co-founded One Acre Fund alongside our Executive Director, Andrew Youn, 15 years ago.

31 May 2021

KKM Office Group Pic

We Have a New Global Leadership Group

Our Executive Director introduces a more diverse senior leadership team.

22 Apr 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Tablets at One Acre Fund

Digital Innovations: One Acre Fund’s Experience in the Field

A One Acre Fund case study, produced in partnership with USAID, details our approach to digital solutions and proposes key learnings for the future.

9 Apr 2021

Farmer with Maize

Deepening our Impact for Farmers in 2021 and Beyond

Our Executive Director shares how we’re using the lessons learned from 2020 to chart our next decade of growth.

8 Mar 2021

Mulanje, Malawi

Smart Scaling: How Nonprofits Can Achieve Transformative Impact Through Growth

New report examines One Acre Fund’s path to reaching 1 million farmers and offers advice for social change organizations seeking to grow.

13 Oct 2020 Our Ideas

Staff Appreciation Day-RW

Expanding on Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commitments

Our Executive Director shares an update on our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts.

9 Oct 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

VGM Group Pic - Cropped

Our New Leadership Diversification Commitments

A letter from Andrew Youn, One Acre Fund's Co-Founder and Executive Director of One Acre Fund.

21 Jul 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Fatuma Mgao - Tanzania

Farmer Financial Diaries

We speak to three farmers - from Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania - to understand how they are coping with the effects of COVID-19.

3 Jul 2020 Responding to Covid-19

Upendo Malata, Tanzania One Acre Fund

Responding to COVID-19: An Open Letter from our Executive Director

Our Executive Director shares an important operational update as we work to respond to the challenges of COVID-19 and maintain essential services for farmers.

8 Jun 2020 Responding to Covid-19 Working At One Acre Fund

Leticia Kangwe - Zambia

From Seed to Soap: Delivering a Health Response to COVID-19

At a time of a global health crisis, we are drawing on our deep delivery expertise, trusted community ties, and commitment to putting Farmers First, to respond to emerging farmer needs.

14 May 2020 Responding to Covid-19

Susan Kabesa - Millionth Farmer Profile

COVID-19 Update on our Millionth Farmer Group

Despite the numerous challenges that the coronavirus brings, farmers are doing their best to make ends meet until the next harvest.

30 Apr 2020 Responding to Covid-19

Delivering a Health Response to COVID-19

At a time of a global health crisis, we are drawing on our deep delivery expertise and trusted community ties to respond to emerging farmer needs.

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