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Where we work, everything is connected


Root Capital May Newsletter

In the places where we work, everything is connected. An investment in a high-impact agricultural business can help it employ dozens of people and raise incomes for hundreds of farmers. And when incomes rise, families have the opportunity to buy healthier foods, improve their farms or homes, and invest in their children’s futures.

You’ve helped hundreds of these agricultural businesses create jobs, incomes, and choices for farmers around the globe. This month, we’re sharing a few of the stories about how these powerful agricultural enterprises change lives and communities.


— The Root Capital Team

What a dollar can do.

Every dollar donated to Root Capital unlocks $25 in income for smallholder farmers...and it’s all because of the businesses that serve as engines of impact in their communities. Learn more in our latest blog post.

What happens when farmers themselves need access to credit?

For businesses, access to credit is crucial. But what happens when farmers themselves need access to credit? Hear from Root Capital staff, business leaders, and farmers about a unique service these businesses offer their farmers — a service whose impact one Root Capital advisor calls “epic.”

Read more about our 11th consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.

We’re proud to announce that we’ve received a four-star rating from nonprofit watchdog Charity Navigator for the eleventh year running, placing us among the top 1 percent of nonprofits surveyed! Read more about the award here.

The Root Capital Roundup is here!

We’re launching a new section of our newsletter: the Root Capital Roundup. Look out for this section at the bottom of each newsletter and on our blog to get the inside scoop on the latest news and issues we care about. Get the roundup here!

Well-supported businesses. Rising incomes. Better opportunities. More choices for farmers.

It all starts with people like you.

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