Life at One Acre Fund

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In My Own Words: Agnes Niyonsenga

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.

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In My Own Words: Diana Waka

Diana shares about leaving architecture to use her skills and talents to create meaningful impact for individuals and communities.

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In My Own Words: Jeremy Muganda

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.

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In My Own Words: Getinet Nega

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.

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A Day in the Life of a Recruiter

Here, Emilie Umuhire, Kennedy Kimiti and Olivier Irakoze speak about their experiences working in our Global Recruitment team.

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In My Own Words: Jean de Dieu Muhire

Jean de Dieu Muhire is our Rwanda Expansion lead. He talks about his growing career in agriculture and why empowering smallholder farmers is personal.

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In My Own Words: Nadia Onsando

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.

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In My Own Words: Atieno Cheplemindet

Atieno, a Senior Strategy Associate, describes her job as empowering teams to design systems that address stakeholders’ needs in the fastest, best way possible.

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Why I Swapped Chasing Profits for Social Good

Atibo, our Global Financial Controller, speaks about how a revenue officer inspired her journey into the organization and how she’s impacting agriculture.

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‘I speak for every girl with a dream.’

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.

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In My Own Words: Alinafe Tengatenga

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!

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My Journey into One Acre Fund: Jane Uweh

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.

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My Journey into One Acre Fund: Peter Cunningham

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.”

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In My Own Words: Marika West

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.

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In My Own Words: Nephat Maritim

Nephat Maritim, a Government Relations Senior Analyst, talks about how we're collaborating with the Government to serve farmers during the coronavirus crisis, his career, and where he draws inspiration for his work.

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In My Own Words: David Buruchara

David, a Global Sourcing Logistics Associate, talks about his team’s role in our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what it means to deliver impact to more than one million farmers.

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In My Own Words: Elvis Munane

Elvis, a member of our Global Recruitment team, discusses his role and gives his insider perspective about the hiring process at One Acre Fund.

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In My Own Words: Doreen Ndishabandi

Doreen, a 2018 Skoll Foundation Emerging Leaders Fellow and Chief of Staff at One Acre Fund Rwanda, talks about the organization’s ongoing work around diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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In My Own Words: Claire Brosnihan

Over the past five years, our program in Rwanda has expanded rapidly to serve nearly 400,000 farmers. Claire, our Director, Global Field Operations, recounts her favourite moments and lessons learnt over this period.