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One Acre Fund Social Media Annual Report 2017

Sharing Our 2017 Annual Report

Join us as we look back upon a milestone year serving some of the world’s hardest-working people.

4 Jul 2018 One Acre Fund News

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Sprouting Seeds of Prosperity

Andria Mukamazimpaka’s investments in her farm and small business have enabled her family to thrive.

22 Jun 2018 Farmer Stories Rwanda

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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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Opening A Clinic With Her Harvests

Mangalena Nsaiga used the income from her farm to help her daughter Cissy open a pharmacy and medical clinic in Uganda.

9 May 2018 Farmer Stories

Upendo Malata, Tanzanian farmer

What Climate Change Means for Agriculture in Africa

Farmers who depend on rain to grow crops are already feeling the effects of our changing climate.

20 Apr 2018 Our Ideas Climate Change

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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 Our Ideas Climate Change

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Closing The Access Gap For Smallholder Farmers

Scientists around the globe work hard every day to solve the world’s toughest challenges. But for one of humanity’s biggest problems, the solution already exists.

1 Jun 2017 Our Ideas

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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 One Acre Fund News Innovations

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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 One Acre Fund News

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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