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January 30, 2020

Every year, Acumen’s East Africa Fellows Program brings together extraordinary individuals from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Burundi, and South Sudan, and equips them with the knowledge, support system and practical wisdom to drive positive change in society. Since 2012, we have graduated 153 East Africa...
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December 02, 2019

Yogesh, Even Cargo and the women driving equality in India.
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Exit Strategy: How Cashing Out Can Move Us Closer to Universal Energy Access

By Leslie Labruto and Sarah Bieber on October 15, 2019

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By Keshav Bagri and Ishan Mishra on October 11, 2019

Acumen has invested $1 million in Promethean Power Systems, a company producing off-grid rural milk chillers in India.  Access to reliable power supply remains a challenge in rural India: in 2018, an average of only six of India’s 29 states had 24-hour power supply in...
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By Olawale Ajiboye on October 04, 2019

We sat in the room in silence—20 stares and 20 new faces, bound by curiosity. The facilitator asked the group, “Why are we here?” -- the Fellows smiled, their eyes fired up, and our journey began. It is the first day of the West Africa Fellows...
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