Acumen in India: New Solutions to Serve the Poor

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.

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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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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

$31M

INVESTED IN

BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATIONS
27

COMPANIES PROVIDING

CHOICE NOT CHARITY
47.1M

LIVES IMPACTED

WITH DIGNITY NOT DEPENDENCE
Partners

Our partners share our belief that business has an essential role to play in addressing the complex challenges of our time

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