Zedeck, Rachel

Affiliate
First name: 
Rachel
Last name: 
Zedeck
Organization: 
Profile: 
  • 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.    

Interests: 
  • Poverty
  • Economic distribution
  • Financing
  • Small farms
Country: 
Kenya