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5 Digital Innovations Making A Difference Outside The City

Cutting-edge technology isn’t just for the big city. Here’s how new innovations are making a difference across rural Kenya.

14 Aug 2018 Our Ideas Innovations Kenya

One Acre Fund Tree Loading

Social Entrepreneurs: Invest in Trees

Investing in trees might not sound like the most exciting investment, but trees can offer financial and social returns for years to come.

25 Jul 2018 Our Ideas Trees Kenya


Why Kenyan Feminists Should Advocate for Financial Equality

If more rural women had access to financing, a lot of things could change -- both for individual families and entire communities.

12 Jul 2018 Our Ideas Financial Inclusion Kenya

Matthew and Everline Wakhungu

Here's how Mobile Phones Are Making Difference in Kenya's Farmers' Lives

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

8 Jun 2017 Our Ideas Innovations 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 Our Ideas Financial Inclusion Kenya


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

Grace Khasoa pays for her motorbike transport

The Access Challenge in Rural Kenya

A first-hand insight into the harsh realities of the access challenge facing smallholder farmers in East Africa.

19 Nov 2015 Our Ideas Kenya

Beatrice Sangula with her daughter

The Benefits of Growing Millet and Other Drought-Resistant Crops

"I expect to harvest every time I plant millet, even in the seasons when my village receives little rainfall."

16 Jun 2015 Our Ideas Climate Change Kenya


One Acre Fund’s Approach To Engaging Local Governments

Local governments matter. What they do can have a huge impact on smallholder farmers, and for an organization like One Acre Fund, they’re an essential partner.

28 Oct 2014 Our Ideas Kenya

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Recruiting Top-Notch Staff is Key to Serving Farmers

Find out how One Acre Fund seeks out top talent to fill our field officer roles.

18 Aug 2014 Our Ideas Working At One Acre Fund Kenya


Photo Essay: Maize Harvest And Storage

This photo essay takes us through best practice during harvesting of maize.

25 Nov 2013 Our Ideas Kenya


Starting At The End: Food And Farming In 2030

Reflecting on where we hope our work will achieve by 2030.

21 Nov 2013 Our Ideas 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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