Our Commitment


Acumen is a non-profit organization that raises charitable donations to invest in companies, leaders and ideas that are changing the way the world tackles poverty. Acumen provides patient long-term debt or equity investments to early-stage companies providing reliable and affordable access to agricultural inputs, quality education, clean energy, healthcare services, formal housing and safe drinking water for low-income customers. This patient capital is accompanied by a wide range of management support services nurturing the company to scale. Acumen seeks to jump-start the creation of enterprises that improve the ability of the poor to live with dignity.


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