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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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

Christine Ashinjila

Christine's Path to Independence

“Before joining One Acre Fund, all I could think of was buying food for the children. Now, I have extra money to invest.”

7 Mar 2018 Farmer Stories

Jesca Namusoke at her home

A Business of Her Own

Jesca Namusoke is using her One Acre Fund income to build a poultry business and send her children to university.

13 Feb 2018 Farmer Stories

Judith Wanyama, One Acre Fund

Moonshot Ideas in Agriculture

What’s the next big thing in farming? Here are five ideas that could revolutionize how we feed the world.

9 Feb 2018 Our Ideas Innovations

Rwanda Crop Research Station

In Case You Missed It: News Roundup

Catch up on the latest news about One Acre Fund’s policy and partnerships work

9 Feb 2018 One Acre Fund News Trees

Mary Bomani, Solar Lamp

High-Impact Organizations We Love

There are many great nonprofits and social enterprises doing impactful work to end hunger and poverty.

24 Jan 2018 Our Ideas

beatrice_baraza_planting

Smallholder Farmers are Key to Food Security

To improve food security, the government should adopt more solutions that directly benefit smallholder farmers.

22 Jan 2018 Our Ideas

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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

Rwandan Tree Delivery

Celebrating Milestones and Looking Ahead

2017 was a year full of challenges, successes, and opportunities. Here are just a few of the highlights.

2 Jan 2018 One Acre Fund News Innovations Trees

Staff at One Acre Fund's Soil Labs

Seven Surprising Careers in Agriculture

Working in agriculture means more than simply farming.

3 Nov 2017 Our Ideas Working At One Acre Fund

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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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 Our Ideas

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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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 Stories Trees

Marakalu, Kenya

A Village Transformed

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

22 Aug 2017 Farmer Stories Solar 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 Stories 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 Working At One Acre Fund Video 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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile 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

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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile Rwanda

We're Looking for Leaders

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

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