Twenty social entrepreneurs from across East Africa are set to join the prestigious Acumen East Africa Fellows Program in a partnership between KCB, Safaricom and Acumen.

KCB, Safaricom Join Acumen in Selecting 20 East Africa’s Emerging Social Leaders

Twenty social entrepreneurs from across East Africa are set to join the prestigious Acumen East Africa Fellows Program in a partnership between KCB, Safaricom and Acumen. The pool will be selected from the 50 shortlisted candidates who will present their ideas at a Selection Conference in Nairobi. The program to which KCB Bank and Safaricom […]

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Acumen announces new investment in Ghana’s Farmers Hope Company

Just a few weeks after announcing a $800,000 investment in equity in Nigeria’s Green Energy and Biofuels (GEB) company, Acumen has again announced its investment in Farmers Hope Company Limited, a Ghanaian firm that produces a unique, affordable organic fertilizer to maximize crop performance and increase yields for smallholder farmers across West Africa. The $700,000 […]

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Acumen announces a $800,000 investment in equity in Nigeria’s Green Energy and Biofuels (GEB)

Acumen, the nonprofit social venture fund has today announced a $800,000 investment in equity in Green Energy and Biofuels (GEB), a Nigerian company creating cooking solutions for West Africa’s low-income households. Green Energy & Biofuels manufactures and distributes an innovative, smoke free cook stove that utilizes an environment friendly fuel gel.  The bio gel, developed […]

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