Acumen East Africa is building an ecosystem of companies and leaders to create a more inclusive economy

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.

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AREAS OF INVESTMENT

Agriculture

Our agriculture investments span innovations such as financing for smallholder farmers, organic fertilizers that increases yields, and mobile technology that ensures farmers secure fair prices for their crops.

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Energy

Our investments are accelerating energy solutions across the developing world and building sustainable models to bring clean energy to millions of low-income people.

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Financial Inclusion

We focus on innovations providing access to financial services that enable low-income and unbanked customers to build tangible pathways to a secure future.

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Health

Our investments support a range of solutions to provide affordable, high-quality health care and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of medical treatment for low-income families everywhere.

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Water & Sanitation

We invest in smart, effective solutions to improve the health of low-income communities, boost emerging economies and empower women and children.

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Our Impact in East Africa

$28.5M

INVESTED IN

Breakthrough innovations
26

COMPANIES PROVIDING

Choice not charity
110M

LIVES IMPACTED

With dignity not dependence

WE INVEST PATIENT CAPITAL THAT DARES TO GO WHERE MARKETS HAVE FAILED AND AID HAS FALLEN SHORT

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