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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

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 Our Ideas Climate Change

smallholder_farmer_tanzania

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

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 One Acre Fund News Innovations

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 One Acre Fund News

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 Stories 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 Farmer Stories Climate Change 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 Our Ideas

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 Working At One Acre Fund Staff Profile

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 Working At One Acre Fund

We're Looking for Leaders

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

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