About Us

About Us

Root Capital is an agricultural impact investor that grows rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America by lending capital, delivering financial training, and strengthening market connections for small and growing agricultural businesses.

Our approach

Our Clients

Root Capital clients are farmer associations and private businesses that help build sustainable livelihoods by aggregating hundreds, or even thousands of rural producers in Africa and Latin America.

Our Portfolio

Our Results

Since 1999, Root Capital has disbursed more than $900 million in credit to over 600 businesses in Africa and Latin America. Learn more about Root Capital’s impact on our clients’ businesses, farm families, and the environment.

Our Impact

Our Story

Root Capital Timeline

Root Capital, a nonprofit social investment fund, has more than 10 years of experience in impact investing. Learn more about Root Capital’s history.

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Our Team

Marc Barthelemy
employee spotlight
Financial Advisory Services Credit Analyst

Marc is responsible for building our Haiti portfolio through providing financial technical assistance to current and prospective clients and executing origination and due diligence tasks.

Marc is responsible for building our Haiti portfolio through providing financial technical assistance to current and prospective clients and executing origination and due diligence tasks. Previously, he worked as a SME regional credit coordinator and as a senior loan officer for SOGEBANK S.A. Marc holds a B.S. in finance from the Université Quisqueya in Haiti and received additional training in financial management and financial analysis techniques from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

 

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