Elias Ndinduyubwo of Kagabiro, Rwanda, carries maize stalks he cut earlier that morning while harvesting. Elias hopes to purchase banana tree cultures with some of the money from his maize harvest. Photo by Hailey Tucker.
Photo courtesy of the One Acre Fund blog. One Acre Fund is an NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania that helps 137,000 smallholder farmers grow their own way out of poverty by providing a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access.