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

Rebeca Calvo
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Credit Analyst

As Credit Analyst for Honduras, Rebeca supports monitoring and lending activities for our Honduras portfolio.

As Credit Analyst for Honduras, Rebeca supports monitoring and lending activities for our Honduras portfolio. Before joining Root Capital, Rebeca worked at several financial institutions in Costa Rica, including Master Credit International and Financiera Desifyn as an Administrative and Credit Assistant, Financial Analyst and Collections Officer. Rebecca holds a bachelor's degree in Collections Management and Default Control from the University of Costa Rica, and is currently pursuing a postgraduate degree in CPA. 

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