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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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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 2017's Drought

Winrose Wachiye beat last 2017’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

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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

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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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A Client’s Perspective: 10 Years with One Acre Fund

We caught up with Robai Wanyonyi, one of our pioneer farmers who has been with us since we started in 2006.

17 Dec 2015 Farmer Stories Kenya

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Catching Up With Anne, David, And Zipporah

We caught up with a few farmers we serve in Kenya whose stories of impact we've been following.

7 Dec 2015 Farmer Stories Kenya

Everline Wafula's children study with the aid of a solar lamp

A Loan And A Light

To light their homes in Kenya, farmers rely mostly on kerosene, which is costly and damaging to their health.

7 Jun 2015 Farmer Stories Solar Kenya

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Q&A With Stella Wanyama, Smallholder Farmer from Kenya

Stella answers questions submitted by One Acre Fund blog readers about her life and work. See what she said!

30 Apr 2015 Farmer Stories Kenya

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Saving Together For A Better Life In Kenya

Group savings help women of Ndengelwa village in western Kenya grow together financially.

5 Oct 2014 Farmer Stories Financial Inclusion Kenya

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Harvesting the Best Sukuma In Town

With help from One Acre Fund, Jacob Nabilayi can now feed his village with one of the most nutritious vegetables out there.

14 Jul 2014 Farmer Stories Kenya

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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