Acumen India is building sustainable models TO MOVE MILLIONS OF Indians OUT OF POVERTY

Investment Region: India

India is home to 40% of the world’s poor. Despite its ongoing economic growth, existing solutions are falling short of serving low-income customers. Our companies are working to meet the region’s tremendous need for better solutions, from low-cost maternal health clinics to affordable education, that serve the poor.

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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Education

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.

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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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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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Housing

We support solutions that improve the supply and financing for affordable housing and financial innovations that bring the dignity and security of home ownership to low-income families.

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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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Workforce Development

Our investments provide low-income students and job seekers with the training and tools they need to secure employment and succeed in building lifelong careers for themselves.

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Our Impact in India

$29.8M

INVESTED IN

BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATIONS
32

COMPANIES PROVIDING

CHOICE NOT CHARITY
10.4M

LIVES IMPACTED

WITH DIGNITY NOT DEPENDENCE
Partners

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