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Kristin Williams

Kristin leverages media and marketing strategies and the power of storytelling to build awareness about Root Capital and expand support for its mission. Prior to joining Root Capital, Kristin managed digital content, earned media, and marketing strategies for Inclusive Security, a program advocating for increased women's inclusion in peace and security decision making. Kristin holds a B.A. in International Affairs from Northeastern University.

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Unlocking Opportunity for Those Who Need It Most

Posted by Kristin Williams  |  Jan 10, 2018 12:03:27 PM

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Two billion. That’s the number of people in rural communities who are struggling to survive on less than $2 per day.

Many of them are farming to feed the rest of the world, yet they aren’t getting enough to eat. Many live hundreds of miles from accessible markets, without the roads to reach them. With few choices, they’re forced to sell their hard-earned crops at rock-bottom prices.

But there’s a way out of this cycle of grinding poverty.

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Topics: Mexico and Central America, Stories of Impact, Increasing Incomes