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Taz Burwaiss left a comment for Stephanie Hanson
"Hi Stephanie, Hope you're very well. I was wondering if you would be interested in connecting with us on twitter? @leadint We’d love to be able to work together if possible. Cheers Taz"
Jul 17, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Thank you Zahid for moderating this discussion, and thank you to all the other panelists and contributors! A very interesting conversation and a great learning opportunity. "
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"FANRPAN is an interesting organization that works to educate men and women on how to advocate for their priorities with policymakers. "
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"I agree with this. I have talked with many women farmers who take loans from One Acre Fund and report that "peace has entered their homes" once they've increased their incomes from farming, and brought financial security to the…"
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Agreed Crispim, this is a very good point."
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"For the enjoyment of all discussion participants, here is a photo of a One Acre Fund client signing to confirm the receipt of the seed and fertilizer that she received on credit. "
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"This is a fantastic example Morgane! "
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Agreed. Lighting Africa is a great program. In fact, I would love to see a multilateral-sponsored program that funds innovative distribution models of all types of BoP products (solar, health, agriculture, etc). Distribution channels are often…"
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Women are 43% of the global agriculture force, so it's incredibly important to consider gender when thinking about marketing and distribution models. When delivering agriculture products and services, One Acre Fund has discovered that it's…"
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Very interesting. What is the best way to create that demand channel so that farmers know how to change the crops that they produce to meet demand of large buyers? A good flow of information is important--how does it work in the field?"
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Vincent, we have found that farmers are willing to pay for extension services if they are bundled with credit. However, if extension services are delivered alone, farmers do not seem willing to pay."
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"For the rural poor, one of the biggest challenges is distribution. Once you develop an amazing product or service for the BoP, how do you actually get it within walking distance of where they live? There are some amazing low-cost solar lights that…"
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Selvan, can you provide more information on the PRIDE model? How does it work?"
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"I agree Morgane! One interesting model for dissemination of best practices is Digital Green, an organization that uses simple videos to offer Indian farmers agriculture trainings. "
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"I agree that microinsurance is hugely important for the BoP. In agriculture, Kilimo Salama is an innovative weather-indexed crop insurance product that is available for farmers in Kenya and Rwanda. "
Jun 12, 2014
Stephanie Hanson replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"The majority of the world's poor are farmers, so the business models that have the largest impact on people at the BoP are agriculture businesses. In Kenya, there is a great company called Juhudi Kilimo that offers asset loans to…"
Jun 12, 2014

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Job Title
Senior Vice President, Policy and Partnerships
Organisation
One Acre Fund
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I am a social entrepreneur
Website:
http://www.oneacrefund.org
About my work:
One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the tools and financing they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. Instead of giving handouts, the social enterprise invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income by supplying a complete service bundle of seeds and fertilizer, financing, training, and market education—and delivering those services within walking distance of the 180,000 rural farmers they serve. www.oneacrefund.org
Topics on my radar:
Agriculture, Base of the Pyramid, Finance and Investment, Inclusive Business Models, Women and Business

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At 12:42 on July 17, 2014, Taz Burwaiss said…

Hi Stephanie,

Hope you're very well. I was wondering if you would be interested in connecting with us on twitter? @leadint

We’d love to be able to work together if possible.

Cheers

Taz

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