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.
We Asked: What Role Do Today’s Youth See For Themselves in Agribusiness?
So we asked four young adults for their views on youth in agribusiness. Here are their opinions.
African Farmers Stung by Climate Change Await Return of New Season Rains
Extreme weather is a hallmark of climate change, and smallholder farmers we work with are already feeling the toll.
Sprouting Seeds of Prosperity
Andria Mukamazimpaka’s investments in her farm and small business have enabled her family to thrive.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
A Village Transformed
Farmers in Marakalu, Kenya share their stories of hope and success.
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.
How One Kenyan Farmer Beat 2017's Drought
Winrose Wachiye beat last 2017’s drought in Kenya in part because of techniques she learned from One Acre Fund.
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.
Surviving on Sand
When a months-long drought wiped out this year’s crops, Mary sought a new opportunity.
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?
Turning the Tables in Tanzania
Kija hoped to provide a better life for her children, so she pursued the training she needed to succeed.
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.
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.
Luuya's Tomato Jungle
Conrad Lukoye turned a battle against his family's food insecurity into a thriving local business.
Sofia's Best Bet for Success
Farming used to yield disappointment for Sofia. Now, she yields surpluses, and can proudly provide for her son.