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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

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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

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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

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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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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 Working At One Acre Fund Video Kenya

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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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile Kenya

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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

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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 Stories Climate Change Kenya

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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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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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile 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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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 Working At One Acre Fund Uganda Kenya Rwanda

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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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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

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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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile 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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Explore One Acre Fund's career opportunities. Positions open across 10 countries in Africa. 

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