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Our World

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 28, 2006

For a first-timer, the World Economic Forum meeting at Davos can be completely overwhelming. There were nearly 2,400 delegates - not to mention 2,400 WEF staffers and 9,000 police officers. After five days of meeting hundreds of people, I came away exhausted but with a...
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Press Release

Looking for a few good Fellows

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 24, 2006

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The importance of legal title in housing

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 22, 2006

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By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 18, 2006

I just wanted to recommend "Paradise Now," a thoughtful, human and riveting Palestinian film about two suicide bombers. It lifts the importance of Acumen Fund's message in many ways, underscoring how critical it is to understand issues of identify, of otherness in our work and...
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By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 02, 2006

Happy New Year! A column about innovation in designing products for the poor appears in the International Herald Tribune. It's very much in keeping with the Acumen Fund philosophy that the poor should be thought of and treated as consumers -- solutions must be designed...
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A view from a Pakistani social entrepreneur

By Jacqueline Novogratz on December 18, 2005

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On The Ground

Dealing with Pakistan's distorted housing markets

By Acumen on December 10, 2005

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On The Ground

Finding hope in a tent city

By Acumen on December 07, 2005

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On The Ground

By Acumen on December 06, 2005

Acumen Fund CEO Jacqueline Novogratz has been visiting earthquake-affected areas of Pakistan, and documenting her travels in a journal. Excerpts of each day's entry will be posted. December 6 - Balakot Balakot lies at the beginning of the Kaghan Valley. It was a major stop...
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On The Ground

By Acumen on December 06, 2005

Acumen Fund CEO Jacqueline Novogratz has been visiting earthquake-affected areas of Pakistan, and documenting her travels in a journal. Excerpts of each day's entry will be posted. December 5 - Muzaffarabad The earthquake in Pakistan has caused the greatest logistical nightmare ever faced with a...
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