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
Life at One Acre Fund
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.
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.
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.
Nadia Onsando is a Human Resource Senior Specialist at One Acre Fund. She speaks about her journey to the organization, the scale and impact of our work, and the value of inclusive organizational culture.
Atieno, a Senior Strategy Associate, describes her job as empowering teams to design systems that address stakeholders’ needs in the fastest, best way possible.
Atibo, our Global Financial Controller, speaks about how a revenue officer inspired her journey into the organization and how she’s impacting agriculture.
Irene, one of the longest-serving members of the Internal Audit team, speaks about her experience as a woman in Finance, the highs and lows of her role, and what excites her about the future.
We chat with Alinafe about how versatility has been pivotal to her career and to the development of her team, especially during the pandemic. We also talk fun virtual games, kombucha, and a lot more!
We talked to Jane to learn more about how she handled a new job and a relocation during the pandemic, her first few months at One Acre Fund, and more.
Peter tells us about his journey into One Acre Fund — from learning about us in college to leaving his job at a mutual fund company to fulfill his dream of working somewhere where “I could create honest impact.”
We caught up with Marika West, the Chief of Staff on the Tech team, for her take on her team’s experience being at the hub of our COVID-19 response, what it’s been like working from home this past year, and her favourite part about working for One Acre Fund.