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                    We ne ed you to get
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I have only two requests.
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              #2) Get involve




 Learn. Connect. Donate.
http://www.acumenfund.org/get-involved.html
One last request.




        Vote for us.
The $5,000 prize will go to 
     Acumen Fund.
        Thank you.
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The Acumen Fund is using patient capital to help build sustainable businesses to combat poverty.

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3 Ways Acumen Fund is eliminating poverty - and how you can help

  1. Ways Acum en Fund is 3 elimina ting poverty. And how you can help…
  2. 1 Patient Capital ake Acumen uses phil anthropic capital to m rants nts – loans or equity, not g disciplined investme rns. ncial and social retu – that yield both fina .
  3. 2 Business Acumen ant and Acumen Fun d leverages brilli ers and experienc ed fellows, partn advisors.
  4. Dignity, 3 not dependence work y and dignity. Give us “We want stabilit ’ and not charity,' amaj Party e Bahujan S r from th - Dut Duriya , a panch membe
  5. It’s working…
  6. N ew hospitals
  7. Clean water
  8. Factories m aking bednets provide jo bs and protect a millio ns from malari
  9. Improv ed irrigation for farmers
  10. I t has people talking… “Africa needs many things, but most of all it needs capitalists who can start and run legal companies….People grow out of poverty when they create small businesses that employ their neighbors. Nothing else lasts.” - Thomas Friedman New York Times, April 20, 2007
  11. Bu t talk is cheap. We ne ed you to get involved! “We have an opportunity to make change faster than it’s ever been made before. In fact, it’s not an opportunity at all. It’s an obligation. If we can do this, we have no choice but to do it.” - Seth Godin Presentation for Acumen, November 11, 2008
  12. I have only two requests. e #1) Watch the video on th next slide
  13. d #2) Get involve Learn. Connect. Donate. http://www.acumenfund.org/get-involved.html
  14. One last request. Vote for us. The $5,000 prize will go to Acumen Fund. Thank you.

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