one acre venture

One Acre Venture (OAV) is an ecosystem integrator for fostering social impact across the agriculture-nutrition-health value chain. It acts as a platform connecting farmers to consumers.

OAV INITIATIVES

OUR REACH

Fostering participation of farmers and BoP communities in collective decision
making and empowerment.

States

Farmers

Villages

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Entrepreneurs

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GYANENDRA ACHARYA

CEO

Gyanendra Acharya is a founder member of Ekistics Solutions; before getting into entrepreneurship he had over 16 years of experience in Human Resources with organisations like Hughes Systique & RBS. He describes his move from corporate to social sector as a “second innings” which he believes is going to be a longer innings than the first one. Before joining eKutir, he was associated with Gram Vikas – one of the largest implementing non - profit organizations in India, where he led assignments in the area of New Project implementation and Process Optimization, and a brief stint with Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (K.I.S.S. He has also partnered with Ashoka Foundation India, to advocate the belief that “everyone can be a changemaker” into the corporate and social sector business through various organisation development intervention modules.