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By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 16, 2007

I'm happy to share with you the good news that Acumen Fund investee Kashf was awarded Merit Recognition in CGAP's 2006 Financial Transparency Awards. This means a lot for the microfinance organization as well as for Pakistan. We are proud to be working with Roshaneh, Sadaffe...
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Making more malaria treatments available

By Acumen on March 13, 2007

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By Acumen on March 06, 2007

There were two great articles about members of the Acumen community recently. This article in The New York Times highlights the work that Voxiva, one of our investments, is doing in Rwanda to leverage technology to improve healthcare delivery. And the current issue of BusinessWeek features TED, the...
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By Acumen on March 02, 2007

The March 12 issue of BusinessWeek will be appearing on newsstands shortly, with a feature article about Acumen Fund in its Inside Innovation supplement. The online version of the magazine has several web-only features, including  slide shows about our investment in drip irrigation and about the...
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Olyset net honored with awards

By Acumen on February 27, 2007

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Update on Fellows 2008

By Acumen on February 23, 2007

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Partners in venture philanthropy

By Jacqueline Novogratz on February 20, 2007

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By Acumen on February 12, 2007

Jacqueline Novogratz was recently in India along with Acumen Fund's board, where they witnessed some of the developments in the Acumen Fund portfolio and pipeline. You can read about the learnings that are coming out of our work in India in the journal that Jacqueline...
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By Acumen on February 02, 2007

Acumen Fund investee Tralance Addy was featured recently in Business 2.0 for WaterHealth International's efforts to tackle one of humanity's biggest problems. And in a terrific piece in The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof discusses the importance of social entrepreneurs and pays tribute to investee Roshaneh Zafar...
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