Thursday, December 29, 2011
Successful One Acre Fund in Africa
It was encouraging to read about a local man, Andrew Youn, who is working diligently to eradicate hunger in Africa. Five years ago he developed the One Acre Fund, which provides micro loans to farmers in Rwanda and Kenya. These loans are paired with education, in order to increase their crop yields. One of the keys to their success comes from the utilization of commercial seeds and fertilizer.