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

Chala, Francisco
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ACCDER - Accountant

Francisco Chala is an accountant for Root Capital's South America partner, ACCDER. Previously, he worked as a senior accountant at Ingredion Incorporated – Filial Peru. Francisco holds a B.A.

Francisco Chala is an accountant for Root Capital's South America partner, ACCDER. Previously, he worked as a senior accountant at Ingredion Incorporated – Filial Peru. Francisco holds a B.A. in accounting from Universidad Nacional del Callao and a Masters in Corporate Finance from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas.

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