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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

Davis & Emelda Mukolwe

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 Voice Kenya

Marakalu, Kenya

A Village Transformed

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

22 Aug 2017 Farmer Voice Kenya

Theresa Wanyama with photos

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 Voice Kenya

Kakamega HQ in Kenya

Taking A Look Inside One Acre Fund's New Headquarters

Take a video tour of One Acre Fund's new headquarters in Kenya.

5 Jul 2017 Careers News From The Field Kenya

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

Matthew and Everline Wakhungu

Mobile Phones Are Making a Huge Difference for Kenya's Farmers. Here's How.

A look at the huge impact digitized loan repayments is having on Kenyan smallholder farmers.

8 Jun 2017 News From The Field Kenya

Winrose Wachiye of Kenya

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 Voice 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 Video Kenya

Mary Nekesa Riverbed

Surviving on Sand

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

7 Feb 2017 Farmer Voice Kenya

Janina Scnick of One Acre Fund

Why Strong Government Relations Are Key at One Acre Fund

Janina Schnick, a One Acre Fund government relations manager, discusses our approach to working with governments.

11 Jan 2017 Careers Kenya

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

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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 News From The Field Kenya

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

Alice Nasambu and a tree

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 Voice News From The Field Agroforestry Kenya

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 Voice Kenya

Farm finance

The Case for Farm Finance

Access to financing helped Wilbroda change her future. Millions of other farmers also deserve that opportunity.

4 Feb 2016 Opinion Farmer Voice Kenya

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

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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 Voice Impact Results Kenya Rwanda Tanzania

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