Root Capital


Last updated 11 July 2020, by Impactyield.

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Root Capital is a nonprofit social investment fund 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.
Since our launch in 1999, we have provided $399 million in credit to 398 small and growing businesses in over 30 countries, maintaining a 97% repayment rate from our borrowers and a 100% repayment rate to our investors.
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Incorporation year: 1999

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Total firm assets under management: 100000000 USD

Membership and other professional affiliations: GIIN Member (Investors' Council or Network Membership)Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)

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Related people

Catherine Gill

Vice President of Investor Relations

Darcy Salinger

Chief Credit Officer

Nate Schaffran

Senior Vice President of Lending

Rachel Serotta

Director of Investor Relations

William F. Foote

Founder and CEO

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