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One Acre Fund

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: April 7, 2014, 10:21 PM

Description

Most of the world's poor are farmers, representing the largest and most uniform group of poor people in the world. One Acre Fund is a growing NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. Instead of giving handouts, One Acre Fund invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure 50-100% average gain in farm income per acre. We have laser-like focus on generating better lives for the people that we serve.

We are growing quickly. In eight years, we have grown to serve 180,000 farm families with more than 2000 full-time field staff. Our approach has won widespread validation, winning grants from The MasterCard Foundation and Gates Foundation, and the global Financial Times/ IFC award for "basic needs financing" in 2010 and 2011. Website: www.oneacrefund.org.

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  • People Operations Analyst - Job

    Last updated:
    April 22, 2014
    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Description:
    Job Description One Acre Fund is a rapidly-growing organization with limitless potential for impact. We commit significant resources to our recruiting efforts...
  • Business Development Manager - Job

    Last updated:
    April 21, 2014
    Location:
    Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    Description:
    Job Description One Acre Fund is looking for an exceptional individual to serve as Business Development Manager. This position will help design and carry out ...
  • People Operations Associate Recruiter - Job

    Last updated:
    April 21, 2014
    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Description:
    Job Description One Acre Fund is a rapidly-growing organization with limitless potential for impact. We commit significant resources to our recruiting efforts...

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Website:
http://www.oneacrefund.org
Address:
Bungoma, Bungoma, Kenya

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