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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

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

Tilling Soil in Kenya

Climate Change Is Already A Reality For The World's Farmers

One Acre Fund releases statement following announcement of U.S. intention to withdraw from Paris climate agreement.

2 Jun 2017 Opinion

Mobile repayment at One Acre Fund

UN Study: Digitization of Kenyan Farmer Payments Helps Tackle Poverty

For those who want to work in rural Africa, this success story is a must-read.

31 May 2017

Ambassador Mark Green

One Acre Fund Applauds Nomination of Green to Lead USAID

One Acre Fund is delighted with the news that Ambassador Mark Green will be nominated by President Donald Trump to be the next administrator of USAID

11 May 2017

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

Mwaiwathu Group Planting Malawi

Trump Plan To Cut Foreign Aid Endangers U.S. Interests

President Donald Trump’s plan to slash U.S. foreign aid in favor of increased military spending is likely to have the opposite effect he intends.

11 Apr 2017 Opinion

One Acre Fund 2017 interns eating lunch

Get The Inside Scoop On Internships From A One Acre Fund Recruiter

What we look for in internship applicants and what they can expect once onboard.

22 Mar 2017 Careers

One Acre Fund interns outside our offices in Rubengara, Rwanda

4 Tips For A Successful One Acre Fund Internship Application

Some tips to help make your internship application shine.

9 Mar 2017 Careers

One Acre Fund Interns

Jumpstart Your Career With A One Acre Fund Internship

What's it like to be a One Acre Fund intern?

9 Mar 2017 Careers

Drought-affected soil close up

Climate Funds Should Target Smallholder Farmers

How can we get farmers the resources they need to put climate-smart farming into practice?

21 Feb 2017 Opinion Climate Change

Yvonne Philip and her daughter Promise in Chiradzulu, Malawi

A New Partnership for Africa's Smallholder Farmers

One Acre Fund and the Global Innovation Fund launch a new partnership to build customized solutions for boosting crop productivity and fighting hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa.

17 Feb 2017

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

Rwandan Boat Delivery, Lake Kivu

Capping Off Our First Decade: 2016 in Review

As we cap off our first decade and enter into the next, we look back at a few highlights from 2016.

13 Jan 2017 News From The Field

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

Staff working on their laptops at the One Acre Fund Nairobi office

One Acre Fund 2017 Careers Webinar

Each webinar will feature firsthand experiences from members of our team and a Q&A session to address your questions.

4 Jan 2017 Careers

We're Looking for Leaders

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

Browse our Job Openings