Our investments increase the incomes of smallholder farmers by helping them adapt to climate change, increasing their productivity, and providing access to markets.
Acumen East Africa is building an ecosystem of companies and leaders to create a more inclusive economy
We build economic resilience in poor communities by investing in local early-stage businesses and bold leaders
Investment Region: East Africa
In East Africa, access to critical goods and services is only available to less than 40% of the region’s 264 million people. Acumen is harnessing the power of entrepreneurship to disrupt poverty in East Africa and build sustainable models to move millions out of poverty.
Our investments focus on all parts of the education system, from basic schooling to job training for low-income customers, to generate pathways out of poverty.
Our investments are accelerating energy solutions across the developing world and building sustainable models to bring clean energy to millions of low-income people.
Our Impact in East Africa
WE INVEST PATIENT CAPITAL THAT DARES TO GO WHERE MARKETS HAVE FAILED AND AID HAS FALLEN SHORT