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Andrew Youn

Founder and Director, One Acre Fund

Skoll Awardee


Andrew Youn started One Acre Fund in 2006. Most of the world’s poor are farmers, and One Acre Fund helps make them more productive. One Acre Fund provides finance, farm input delivery, and training to smallholder farmers in East Africa. One Acre Fund has 7,000 full-time staff who serve 750,000+ families per year, plus 1,000,000+ more families through partnerships. Andrew graduated from Yale, is a former management consultant at Oliver Wyman, and received his MBA from Kellogg School of Management.

Regional Focus

Eastern and Southern Africa