Acumen | Blog -
Type
View All
Acumen Blog
Press
Press Release
Category
View All
Leadership
Agriculture
Education
Energy
Health
Housing
Water
Region
View All
East Africa (Regions)
India (Regions)
Latin America (Regions)
Pakistan (Regions)
West Africa (Regions)

Press Release

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 24, 2006

I am excited to announce that we are launching an Acumen Fund Fellows Program. For committed young people, the Fellows Program is a unique opportunity for experience-based training, first building business skills in New York, then putting those skills to work on the ground with...
Read More

Our World

The importance of legal title in housing

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 22, 2006

Read More

Acumen Blog

90 minutes in Paradise

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 18, 2006

Read More
Get Our Newsletter To Stay Up To Date

Acumen Blog

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...
Read More

Acumen Blog

By Jacqueline Novogratz on December 18, 2005

Our housing entrepreneur, Tasneem Siddiqui, recently wrote this article in Pakistan Dawn. Tasneem is right not only about Pakistan but about the whole world -- people are tired of waiting for governments to do things and are taking solutions into their own hands. Acumen Fund...
Read More

On The Ground

Dealing with Pakistan's distorted housing markets

By Acumen on December 10, 2005

Read More

On The Ground

Finding hope in a tent city

By Acumen on December 07, 2005

Read More

On The Ground

Healing a wounded Pakistan

By Acumen on December 06, 2005

Read More

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...
Read More

On The Ground

By Acumen on December 05, 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 4 - Bagh The village is a cluster of about 1,000 houses on a hillside, most of...
Read More

Get Our Newsletter To Stay Up To Date