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Must watch: our co-founder Andrew Youn delivers a powerful TED talk on ending poverty in our lifetime → http://bit.ly/OneAcreFundTED
Half of the world's poorest people have something in common: they're small farmers. In this eye-opening talk, activist Andrew Youn shows how his group, One Acre Fund, is helping these farmers lift themselves out of poverty by delivering to them life-sustaining farm services that are already in use all over the world. Enter this talk believing we'll never be able to solve hunger and extreme poverty, and leave it with a new understanding of the sca...
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It's here! Our 2015 Annual Report takes a hard look at our progress, strategies, and new initiatives as we embark on our tenth year and reach more farmers than ever before → http://bit.ly/25XyRzI
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that is a very good work.be blessed
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The tools and experience to create better lives for millions of people exists. 5 proven examples direct from the field → http://bit.ly/1UovYAX
Pioneering companies and organisations have helped increase the incomes and livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers. Here are some tips on how they did it
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Looking to make a change? Be part of a team that delivers real impact. http://bit.ly/1HZj0Yv
To achieve our goal of serving 1 million smallholder farmers by 2020, our team must grow in both scale and complexity.
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Unique opportunities to make an impact in New York City and across East Africa → http://bit.ly/1MWzdtK
A key priority for Sakina, smallholder farmer and mother of three, was to grow enough to pay for her daughter Halima’s education. Here, Sakina shares how smallholder harvests are educating youth in Tanzania
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"If you visit Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, you will see construction cranes across the city. You will meet young graduates of computer science and engineering. And if you pause to ask these young graduates how they managed to get their degree, many will tell you a story about the family cow or the banana field which paid for their school fees.

The individual acts of smallholder farmers have built the foundation of Rwanda rising." - Rwanda Country Director and 2015 Borlaug Field Award winner Eric Pohlman, on the role farmers play in ending global hunger.

Read the full speech: http://bit.ly/1RK8ODG
Eric Pohlman, One Acre Fund country director in Rwanda, was recently announced as the winner of the 2015 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application. The award recognizes scientists and researchers under the age of 40 who emulate the innovation and dedication to food security demonstrated by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and World Food Prize Founder Dr. Norman E. Borlaug while working in the field with farmers and producers.
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The amazing story of how 19 farmers came together to build a thriving greenhouse in #Kenyahttp://bit.ly/1XpnzR9
Conrad, 34, didn’t used to own much. Aside from his three-room, mud-walled house, he owned a half-acre of land, and a few small hand hoes he would use to till and farm the soil each year.
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Am a Farmer in Kenya and due dwindling finances i ve not been able to progress in farming currently am doing mixed fruit farming Tree Tomatoes, strawberries , Grafted passion and Grafted apples my aim is to have all fruit grown organically of which i ve not managed my humble request to you would you mind to fund me so that i can make organic fertilizers ,insecticides and fungicides Thank you 
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We’re hiring for more opportunities than ever before. Over 60 roles across 10 countries in Africa, North America, and Asia. Check out our latest job openings → http://bit.ly/1N3w7GY
One Acre Fund provides smallholder farmers with exactly the resources they need to succeed. We only serve farmers and we always put Farmers First
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We're proud to see our founder Andrew Youn named alongside some outstanding individuals in a recent list of 40 young leaders in philanthropy making a difference. Check out the full list here → http://bit.ly/1Z3jAXL
His business degree at Northwestern and experience as a management consultant have helped him teach hundreds of thousands of farmers in East Africa to improve their productivity.
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Mr Andrew Youn, it is not the age that matters, what matters most is the impact you have made to the society and humanity within the time. You are getting it alright, keep going, your footsteps are been traced to match through to that success story of FOOD SECURITY and NUTRITION. We are supporting your efforts from Nigeria, West Africa, Africa and the Global Village - the World. Keep it up young Founder, Youn. -Oguns Jnr
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""Before I moved into my new house, I used to worry about heavy rains damaging my house, but now I sleep well. I never have those bad dreams anymore."

In 2010, Rwandan smallholder farmer Jean Pierre started farming with us. After just his first season, Jean Pierre tripled his harvest. He has never looked back since. His story → http://bit.ly/1Qkayo1
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27 stunning photos to highlight the importance of financial services to vulnerable communities → http://bit.ly/1k7Aqan
For many people around the world, banking is easy: swipe a card, check a balance online, visit an ATM, or make a payment using a smartphone. Without these tools, how do families manage their finances, grow a small business, or send a payment to a relative? There are 2 billion “unbanked“ people around the world who lack access to these basic financial services. Over the past decade, the annual CGAP Photo Contest has documented the remarkable ways...
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Interested in #AgDev? Check out our just-published Fall 2015 reading list → http://bit.ly/1WWSoL3 
We could all use some help keeping up with the smorgasbord of food security events happening right now. Get up to speed with One Acre Fund’s Fall 2015 list of agriculture development must-reads.
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One Acre Fund serves smallholder farmers. In everything we do, we place the farmer first.
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One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty.

Instead of giving handouts, we invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We supply a complete service bundle of seeds and fertilizer, financing, training, and market facilitation—and we deliver these services within walking distance of the 400,000 rural farmers we serve.

We measure success in our ability to make farmers more prosperous and we always put Farmers First.  www.oneacrefund.org

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