Multimedia Gallery

Multimedia Gallery

  • Grounded in the belief in the power of rural enterprises and inclusive finance, we are thrilled to share that Root Capital’s outstanding portfolio balance, the amount of capital we have actively deployed, has, for the first time in our 15-year history, exceeded the $100 million mark.

    Feb 05, 2015
  • En los países en vías de desarrollo, las empresas agrícolas pequeñas se enfrentan a significativas barreras de acceso al capital que necesitan para crecer y ayudar a que las comunidades campesinas salgan de la pobreza. Un factor limitante, para muchas, son los débiles sistemas de gestión financiera.

    Dec 17, 2013
  • Small agricultural businesses throughout the developing world face significant barriers to accessing the capital they need to grow and lift farmer communities out of poverty.  For many, weak financial management systems are a limiting factor.

    Dec 16, 2013
  • Coffee rust, called La Roya in Spanish, is a fungal disease that weakens and eventually kills coffee trees. The principal causes of the outbreak that is sweeping Central America and northern Peru today are a warmer, wetter climate; historic underinvestment in farms and aging coffee trees.

    Nov 05, 2013
  • La roya del café es una enfermedad fúngica que debilita y finalmente mata los arbustos de café.

    Nov 05, 2013
  • Guatemala is the world’s third-largest exporter of snow peas and sugar snap peas, and indigenous farmers living in the highlands produce 99 percent of the crops.

    Jun 19, 2013
  • Launched in 2012, Root Capital's Women in Agriculture Initiative aims to enhance our lending products and financial advisory services to provide reliable economic opportunities for women, and to ultimately better understand how women help grow rural prosperity so that we can magnify our impact over time.

    Sep 18, 2012
  • Root Capital extends finance to businesses under-served by commercial lenders in Africa and Latin America. To meet the particular needs of each borrower, we provide a variety of loan products as well as financial advisory services.

    May 23, 2012
  • Root Capital’s lending is directed towards businesses that are too big for microfinance, but generally unable to secure credit from conventional commercial banks – “the missing middle” of developing-world finance.

    Mar 05, 2012
  • Triunfo Verde is a coffee farmer cooperative that grows organic, specialty-grade coffee in one of the world’s most diverse forest reserves in Chiapas, Mexico and exports it to fair trade buyers in the U.S.

    Feb 01, 2012