Acumen and Water: Quality Drinking Water and Sanitation Services

1 IN 9 PEOPLE LACK ACCESS TO SAFE WATER, AND EVEN MORE LACK ACCESS TO IMPROVED SANITATION

Investment Sector: Water and Sanitation

Worldwide, 1 in 9 people lack access to safe water while 1 in 3 people lack access to a toilet. Our investments in empower families with access to clean, safe drinking water and sanitation. These innovations not only improve the health and economies of low-income communities, they free up invaluable time, improve the health of communities and enable safety for women and children.

 

Our Impact in Water and Sanitation

$8.4M

Invested in

Breakthrough Innovations
7

Companies

Providing Choice Not Charity
1.1M

Lives IMpacted

With Dignity not dependence
Company Spotlight

Sanergy

Of the 8 million Kenyans living in urban slums, 80% lack access to basic sanitation. Sanergy’s pay-per-use “Fresh Life” toilets are bringing affordable, safe sanitation to slums, as well as employment and dignity.

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