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About us

  • Where we work

    We’ve been working on the ground with rural African communities since 1988 and are proud to have established country programmes in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia.

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  • The urgent need

    Rural Africa is rich with opportunity, with resourceful people and land which can produce enough food to feed the continent and beyond. But families face poverty that is extreme, cruel, and worst of all – unnecessary.

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  • Our solution

    It starts when we bring farmers together with community trainers and experienced peer farmers to share ideas and learn new skills. The focus is on practical approaches that help them grow more and sell more, so they can invest in their farms and their families’ futures.

    But we don’t stop there. The effect grows, because for every family we work with, three more families benefit too.

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  • Our history

    Ripple Effect was set up by a group of Christian dairy farmers from the UK in 1988. Outraged at EU milk quotas, which were forcing them to slaughter healthy dairy cows, and in response to...

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