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Leonce  Nbaboyakema

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 Careers Staff Stories

Kakamega HQ

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 Careers Staff Stories

Ayanda OAF

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 Careers Staff Stories

Congressman Fortenberry, Moses Ariong and David Hong

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 Staff Stories

Moses Ariong

Dreaming to End Hunger

Moses Ariong shares how he’s using his career at One Acre Fund to make an impact for farmers in Uganda.

18 Oct 2017 Staff Stories Uganda

Isaac Mukonyi at Kenya Ekero Research Station

Young People Are Crucial to Africa’s Rural Transformation

Africa’s agricultural industry is expected to grow, creating opportunities for young people entering the workforce.

17 Oct 2017 Careers Staff Stories Kenya

Jerry Kamau With Coworker

Why I Left Google for a Career in Development

Here’s why some members of our staff left the corporate world to give back to their communities.

25 Sep 2017 Staff Stories Careers Kenya Uganda

Dyana Mageto of One Acre Fund

Growing Careers and Families with One Acre Fund

We're working hard at creating a culture that is inclusive of working parents and their children.

23 Jun 2017 Staff Stories Careers Kenya

Adam Kyamatare working in Rwanda

Why Working In Rural Areas Makes Sense

Anyone who passionately wants to see African countries develop should want to be on the front lines of that development.

7 Jun 2017 Staff Stories Careers Rwanda

Bernard Kiprop One Acre Fund Social

Finding Your Career Passion Close to Home

Why aren't more young professionals from developing countries pursuing a career in international development?

23 Nov 2016 Staff Stories Careers Kenya

Andrew Youn onstage at TED

Andrew Youn Delivers A TED Talk

Our co-founder and Executive Director Andrew Youn delivers a talk titled "3 Reasons Why We Can Win The Fight Against Poverty."

6 Jul 2016 Staff Stories Andrew Youn Leadership Video

Rwandan Landscape

Why Field Visits Are Crucial For Our Team

One Acre Fund recruiter Grace Twesigye sheds light on how non-field based staff stay connected to our mission.

27 Jun 2016 Staff Stories Uganda Kenya Rwanda

Jennie and Jake Calhoun

How Young Professionals With Kids Can Build a Career In International Development

Two One Acre Fund leaders share how mid-career professionals with kids can still build happy careers in international development.

17 Jun 2016 Careers Staff Stories

Louis Terren with a farmer in Myanmar

Scouting Myanmar

An insight into One Acre Fund's first-ever pilot program in East Asia from our new country scout.

20 May 2016 News From The Field Staff Stories Myanmar

Victor Matianyi

Building a Long-Term Career at One Acre Fund

Victor Matianyi, an I.T. Manager based in Kenya reflects on his career at One Acre Fund since joining in 2013.

4 Feb 2016 Staff Stories Careers Kenya

Sarah Hylden Warehouse 2

Q&A With Sarah Hylden, East Africa Logistics Director

Our East Africa logistics director reflects on the past year and what’s in store for 2016 and beyond.

14 Dec 2015 Staff Stories Tanzania

Eric Pohlman in Rwanda

Eric Pohlman Wins 2015 Norman Borlaug Award

Our Rwanda Country Director and Senior Partner was announced the winner of the 2015 Norman Borlaug Award.

15 Oct 2015 Staff Stories Careers Leadership Rwanda

One Acre Fund field staff near a truck

10 Reasons You Should Consider a Field Based Career

Going to work every day is easier if you care about what you’re doing. For some of us, it also helps if our job takes us out in the field.

1 Sep 2015 Staff Stories Careers

Staff with farmers

Meet 3 New One Acre Fund Field Officers in Kenya

We asked our newest team members a few questions about their backgrounds and motivations.

28 Jul 2015 News From The Field Staff Stories Careers Leadership One Acre Fund News Kenya

Customer Engagement Team

How One Acre Fund's Hotline Enhances Customer Service in Kenya

Our Customer Engagement Team receives insights into the plights and successes of our clients through our hotlines.

17 Jul 2015 Staff Stories One Acre Fund News Approach

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