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By Acumen on October 19, 2006

Acumen Fund has just sent out its quarterly newsletter, with updates on our activities over the past few months. (If you're not on the distribution list and would like to receive it regularly, you can sign up on our website.)
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The challenge of sanitation amid uncontrolled growth

By Acumen on October 17, 2006

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The link between poverty and peace

By Jacqueline Novogratz on October 16, 2006

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By Acumen on October 12, 2006

Saiban, our housing investment in Pakistan, is among the 13 finalists of the Ashoka-Changemakers Competition on "How to Provide Affordable Housing." We're so pleased to see Saiban honored for its work. By going to the Changemakers site, you can help select the three winners. (You will need to select...
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By Acumen on October 11, 2006

On a Saturday, one year ago at precisely 8:50 A.M., I was in my bed, sleeping soundly. Suddenly, everything began vigorously swaying left and right. At first, the shock of the motion had me confused, but as I opened my eyes, I realized it was...
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Everyday barriers

By Acumen on October 06, 2006

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Overcoming the day-to-day struggle for water

By Acumen on October 03, 2006

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Debate at the bottom of the pyramid

By Acumen on September 28, 2006

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By Jacqueline Novogratz on September 25, 2006

The MacArthur Foundation recently announced their prestigious "Genius" Awards, and it was thrilling to see two of our peers, Jim Fruchterman of Benetech and Victoria Hale of One World Health, be named to this most exclusive list. Both Jim and Victoria are social entrepreneurs, using the...
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By Acumen on September 21, 2006

I came across this (rather long but very interesting) article in The Economist about how 'business angels' step in to provide small entrepreneurs with access to capital where venture capital firms are often wary of going – for reasons of risk or simply, size. In...
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