Purchasing and processing green coffee beans directly from smallholder farmers in Colombia’s post-conflict areas. [READ MORE]
Acumen started as an idea. Now our investments have impacted over 100 million people.
From banks in rural Pakistan supporting low-income farmers to ambulances in Mumbai with a mandate to “serve all” regardless of income, our companies are solving some of the world’s toughest social problems.
Patient capital that dares to go where markets have failed and aid has fallen short
As a non-profit, we raise charitable donations that allow us to make patient long-term debt or equity investments in early-stage companies providing reliable and affordable access to agricultural inputs, quality education, clean energy, healthcare services, formal housing, and safe drinking water to low-income customers.
Creating catalytic and financially sustainable enterprises
Our investment approach helps prove new business models, attracts new investment capital, and helps catalyze new markets that serve the poor. Financial returns generated from our investments are recycled back into Acumen.
from our portfolio
Leverage in follow-on capital
or co- investment for every $1 donated
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