Posted on: October 30, 2020 Posted by: Fridah Okachi Comments: 0

WhatsApp users have of late received a message from the One Acre Fund company,offering great opportunities to young farmers.The message stated that the company was offering farming opportunities to young farmers aged between 18 and 30 years.The opportunity was however,for farmers from specific  parts of the country.

Mtaani Radio fact check desk followed up on the issue to assess  its authenticity.The farmers’ promoter,whose phone number appears on the message,was contacted and he confirmed that the message was true and they were indeed offering the opportunities.

This story was produced by Fridah Okachi at Mtaani newsroom in partnership with Code for Africa’s iLAB data journalism programme, with support from Deutsche Welle Akademie’.