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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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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

Christine Ashinjila

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

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Why One Acre Fund Farmers Are Excited About Trees

Two grevillea farmers explain just how great these trees have been for their farm's health and productivity.

8 Sep 2017 Farmer Stories Trees

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A Village Transformed

Farmers in Marakalu, Kenya share their stories of hope and success.

22 Aug 2017 Farmer Stories Solar Kenya

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10 Years With One Acre Fund

Theresa Wanyama was one of the first farmers to join One Acre Fund. She hasn't looked back since.

18 Aug 2017 Farmer Stories Kenya

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How One Kenyan Farmer Beat Last Year's Drought

Winrose Wachiye beat last year’s drought in Kenya in part because of techniques she learned from One Acre Fund.

8 May 2017 Farmer Stories Climate Change Kenya

Roger Thurow revisits One Acre Fund in 2017

Catching Up With Farmers From The Last Hunger Season

Renowned author and journalist Roger Thurow revisits One Acre Fund, six years after he first profiled our work in his book, The Last Hunger Season.

12 Apr 2017 Farmer Stories Climate Change Kenya

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Surviving on Sand

When a months-long drought wiped out this year’s crops, Mary sought a new opportunity.

7 Feb 2017 Farmer Stories Climate Change Kenya

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How Transportation Works in Rural Kenya

With limited access to transport, how do Kenya's remote farmers access markets to buy and sell their goods?

1 Nov 2016 Farmer Stories Kenya

Kija Katemana

Turning the Tables in Tanzania

Kija hoped to provide a better life for her children, so she pursued the training she needed to succeed.

16 Sep 2016 Farmer Stories

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From Beans to Bachelor's Degrees in Burundi

Four years ago, Pascaline Ntangyungwi heard news that promised to change her agricultural practices and possibly more.

16 Aug 2016 Farmer Stories

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Why Growing Trees Makes Perfect Sense for Smallholder Farmers

Growing trees can offer an incredible return on investment for our farmers in just a few years.

27 Jun 2016 Farmer Stories Our Ideas Trees

Conrad Lukoye

Luuya's Tomato Jungle

Conrad Lukoye turned a battle against his family's food insecurity into a thriving local business.

13 May 2016 Farmer Stories Kenya

Sofia Katende

Sofia's Best Bet for Success

Farming used to yield disappointment for Sofia. Now, she yields surpluses, and can proudly provide for her son.

2 May 2016 Farmer Stories

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Hope After Dark

Solar lighting helped this Rwandan student improve his grades and reach his goals.

14 Mar 2016 Farmer Stories Solar Rwanda

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Dreaming Of Bananas In Rwanda

One Acre Fund staff live and work alongside farmers like Japhet who grows bananas, helping them improve their harvests and grow their way out of hunger and poverty.

28 Jan 2016 Farmer Stories Rwanda

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3 Nutritious Farm-to-Table Recipes from East Africa

Farmers in Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania discuss food insecurity before sharing some of their favorite farm-to-table recipes.

25 Jan 2016 Farmer Stories Our Ideas Kenya Rwanda Tanzania

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