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When farmers improve their harvests, they pull themselves out of poverty. They also start producing surplus food for their neighbors. When farmers prosper, they eradicate poverty and hunger in their communities.

One Acre Fund is growing quickly and we are proud to soon represent Africa’s largest network of smallholder farmers. By 2020, we will serve at least 1 million farm families - with more than 5 million people living in those families. And our farmers will produce enough surplus food to feed another 5 million of their neighbors.

This is only the tip of the iceberg. When millions of farmers speak with one voice, we can more effectively pursue collaboration together with government and the private sector to broaden our reach.

Location: Bungoma, Kenya       Team website


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  • Mariatu's Female Farmers Group
    Sierra Leone
    Mariatu's Female Farmers Group received a loan from howard and maureen to pay for improved seed, organic inputs and tractor rental, which will allow these farmers to escape subsistence by farming a larger area with a higher yield.
    howard and maureen
  • Tagumpay Group
    Tagumpay Group received a loan from howard and maureen to buy assorted canned goods, pasta, noodles, rice and trays of eggs to be able to reopen their businesses with a better volume of inventories.
    howard and maureen
  • Mapagmahal Group
    Mapagmahal Group received a loan from howard and maureen to buy several sacks of rice, canned goods, cooking oil, and sugar to sell to her customers during the quarantine period.
    howard and maureen
  • Sylvia
    Sylvia received a loan from howard and maureen to buy a box of chicken meat, box of sausage, bottle of mushroom soy sauce, sack of onions, plates, tomato sauce, and aluminium foil.
    howard and maureen
  • Ugafode Microfinance
    Ugafode Microfinance received a loan from 2 team members to invest in technology to serve borrowers remotely and to continue operations including paying staff salaries during the COVID-19 crisis.
    sandra Karen
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  • Rathana
    Rathana received a loan from howard and maureen to buy freshwater clams, snails, and shells for making her food to sell at the market.
    howard and maureen
  • Sovorn
    Sovorn received a loan from howard and maureen to buy farm supplies: fertilizers, soil and rice seeds to use on his farm.
    howard and maureen

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