Organization:Backpack Farm | Kenya
Type of organization:Private Sector (Commercial Companies)
Rachel Zedeck if the Founder and Managing Director of the Backpack Farm Agriculture Program (BPF), an internationally recognized social enterprise with a mission to "grow 1 million+ smallholder farmers out of poverty."
With a unique approach to training, rural distribution and finance, they were the first commercial enterprise to launch mobile training in Kenya and continue to expand the program with a more advanced mobile application.
Most recently, the Backpack Farm was named a finalist for the Katerva Award honoring the best groundbreaking ideas on the planet with the ability to make the planet a healthier and more sustainable place by reaching scale.