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Tanya Monteiro

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Review for ACUMEN FUND INC, New York, NY, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

Half way into the book the Blue Sweater I sent an email to The Acumen fund. The person in NY put me in touch with London who were organising their first event, the timing was great. Acumen aligns with my insides in a way Im still trying to find words for. I am an African that beleives in teaching people to fish not giving them fish. The investments Acumen make in entrepreneurs in developing countries encourages both a return on investment in cash terms and a huge return on investment in human terms, without which there would be no monetary gain.

Role:  Volunteer & I helped the London Chapter for Acumen organise the first event in London. My role focused on social media, including website, facebook, twitter and loads of emails. Sending thank you's and co-ordinating the volunteers after the event has also been a part.