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

Ange Kobe
employee spotlight
Credit Analyst

As the credit analyst for Francophone West Africa, Ange is responsible for conducting financial and credit analysis of loans in our West Africa portfolio and monitoring the quality of outstanding loans from the region.

As the credit analyst for Francophone West Africa, Ange is responsible for conducting financial and credit analysis of loans in our West Africa portfolio and monitoring the quality of outstanding loans from the region. Before joining the Root Capital team, Ange worked as the leading credit analyst for Diamond Bank. Ange holds a B.A. and graduate diploma from the Christ University in India and a Master's degree in Executive Banking from the BGFI Business School.

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Ivory Coast