Discover our latest careers stories - from interviews with staff at all levels of the organisation, to advice and top-tips for your application journey and deep dives on all things DEI, we hope these blogs help you understand even more about what a career at One Acre Fund looks like.
Discover our careers stories
Kevin and Hellen explore the positive impacts of living and working in rural areas, how it boosts productivity and mental well-being, and the exciting adventures they've had along the way
Albert shares his inspiring journey of choosing to work from a rural headquarters, where he connects financial data to tangible impact, serving farmers and smallholder farming communities.
What would you give for a career that allows you to earn a living and make a genuine difference in people's lives? As it turns out, not much. At One Acre Fund, this is precisely what we strive for and do daily.
Annaise Kwizera, our Burundi Field Operations lead, fancies herself an empath: she sees the wellbeing of her community of farmers as her responsibility, and says she carries their dreams in her work. In this interview, she speaks about her mission as a farmer ambassador, agricultural innovations that excite her, and why everyone has to have a seat at the decision-making table.
Flora shares insights about her journey into joining One Acre Fund and what it means to be part of a team that serves over 1.5 million farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Tina shares her transformative experience of working on diversity, equity, and inclusivity in our workplace and her desire to continue this important work.
Agnes, our Tech Service Desk Lead, talks about her instrumental role in helping us establish systems that are building blocks to staff and customer satisfaction.
Diana shares about leaving architecture to use her skills and talents to create meaningful impact for individuals and communities.
Christine talks about the role internship played in shaping her career and how she has transitioned from intern to a team lead.
Jeremy is a people-centered associate with a knack for innovation. He talks about his growing career in agriculture and how he uses technology to create convenience and efficiencies for smallholder farmers.
Kambo tells us about his journey into One Acre Fund, how he is helping shape corporate culture, and why he is excited about this phase of his career.
Abah talks about transitioning from an intern to holding a global position, and how her passion for people has shaped her career.
Audrey Bolo, our Global Recruitment Lead, discusses why we're passionate about attracting female talent and how we invest in targeted recruitment efforts to hire female leaders.
Marika, Amari, and Ronny, members of our DEI Council, reflect on our two-year journey of rolling-out positive changes to improve the lived experience of all staff at One Acre Fund.
Stephanie and Nyamongo share their experiences with coaching, and why it is a valuable investment for organizations and employees alike.
A few years ago, Belinda Bwiza, the Deputy Country Director at One Acre Fund Rwanda, left Canada to answer her passion’s calling for social change.
Michelle, our Global Director for Government Relations and Policy, talks about her career, her journey to the top, the hurdles she’s overcome along the way, and why she thinks “good girls” can get the figurative corner office.
Pauline, who is one of our Regional Managers, talks about her career journey and success in a male-dominated field.
Women play a central role in African agriculture and do a substantial amount of work in food production, yet remain underrepresented in the sector.
Getinet speaks about his career progression, and gives us an insider’s view of the roadmap towards positioning farmers as drivers of positive environmental impact.
We share some tips on being an outstanding candidate during an interview process at One Acre Fund.
We speak to Annie and Gloria, two women in our Fundraising team, about their careers, what inspires them for the future, and how they are celebrating women everywhere this year.
Here, Emilie Umuhire, Kennedy Kimiti and Olivier Irakoze speak about their experiences working in our Global Recruitment team.
Jean de Dieu Muhire is our Rwanda Expansion lead. He talks about his growing career in agriculture and why empowering smallholder farmers is personal.