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5 Digital Innovations Making A Difference Outside The City

Cutting-edge technology isn’t just for the big city. Here’s how new innovations are making a difference across rural Kenya.

14 Aug 2018 Our Ideas Innovations Kenya

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Social Entrepreneurs: Invest in Trees

Investing in trees might not sound like the most exciting investment, but trees can offer financial and social returns for years to come.

25 Jul 2018 Our Ideas Trees Kenya

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Why Kenyan Feminists Should Advocate for Financial Equality

If more rural women had access to financing, a lot of things could change -- both for individual families and entire communities.

12 Jul 2018 Our Ideas Financial Inclusion Kenya

One Acre Fund Social Media Annual Report 2017

Sharing Our 2017 Annual Report

Join us as we look back upon a milestone year serving some of the world’s hardest-working people.

4 Jul 2018 One Acre Fund News

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Sprouting Seeds of Prosperity

Andria Mukamazimpaka’s investments in her farm and small business have enabled her family to thrive.

22 Jun 2018 Farmer Stories Rwanda

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How One Kenyan Farmer is Building Success Through Business

By using profits from his improved harvests, Wycklyfe Mwanje is starting to build a local business empire in western Kenya.

22 Jun 2018 Farmer Stories Kenya

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Behind the Scenes at One Acre Fund’s Soil Lab

“When farmers get the right information and do the right things, they can put enough food on the table.”

5 Jun 2018 Working At One Acre Fund

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What It’s Like to Manage a 1,000-Person Team

A quick Q&A with Leonce Ngaboyakema, our field execution lead in Rwanda.

28 May 2018 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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Opening A Clinic With Her Harvests

Mangalena Nsaiga used the income from her farm to help her daughter Cissy open a pharmacy and medical clinic in Uganda.

9 May 2018 Farmer Stories

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What Is It Really Like to Work at One Acre Fund?

Learn about our office culture, working in agricultural development, and the benefits of living in a rural area.

3 May 2018 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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What Climate Change Means for Agriculture in Africa

Farmers who depend on rain to grow crops are already feeling the effects of our changing climate.

20 Apr 2018 Our Ideas Climate Change

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Reinventing Your Career At the Senior Level

Making a career transition at a senior level can be daunting. But a change can also be deeply rewarding.

23 Mar 2018 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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Christine's Path to Independence

“Before joining One Acre Fund, all I could think of was buying food for the children. Now, I have extra money to invest.”

7 Mar 2018 Farmer Stories

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A Business of Her Own

Jesca Namusoke is using her One Acre Fund income to build a poultry business and send her children to university.

13 Feb 2018 Farmer Stories

Judith Wanyama, One Acre Fund

Moonshot Ideas in Agriculture

What’s the next big thing in farming? Here are five ideas that could revolutionize how we feed the world.

9 Feb 2018 Our Ideas Innovations

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In Case You Missed It: News Roundup

Catch up on the latest news about One Acre Fund’s policy and partnerships work

9 Feb 2018 One Acre Fund News Trees

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High-Impact Organizations We Love

There are many great nonprofits and social enterprises doing impactful work to end hunger and poverty.

24 Jan 2018 Our Ideas

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Smallholder Farmers are Key to Food Security

To improve food security, the government should adopt more solutions that directly benefit smallholder farmers.

22 Jan 2018 Our Ideas

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Advocating for Farmers on Capitol Hill

One Acre Fund staff meet with a U.S. Congressman to discuss the importance of smallholder farmers.

12 Jan 2018 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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Celebrating Milestones and Looking Ahead

2017 was a year full of challenges, successes, and opportunities. Here are just a few of the highlights.

2 Jan 2018 One Acre Fund News Innovations Trees

We're Looking for Leaders

Explore One Acre Fund's career opportunities. Positions open across 10 countries in Africa. 

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