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Transforming the Lives of Rural Women: Meet Margaret

Posted by Root Capital  |  Mar 7, 2018 5:18:53 PM

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This profile is part of a series that captures how Root Capital’s Gender Equity Grants are transforming the lives of rural women. Read more here.

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Topics: Women in Agriculture

Transforming the Lives of Rural Women: Meet Filomena

Posted by Root Capital  |  Mar 7, 2018 5:18:31 PM

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This profile is part of a series that captures how Root Capital’s Gender Equity Grants are transforming the lives of rural women. Read more here.

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Topics: Women in Agriculture

Transforming the Lives of Rural Women: Meet David

Posted by Root Capital  |  Mar 7, 2018 5:17:16 PM

David Wa’ngombe

This profile is part of a series that captures how Root Capital’s Gender Equity Grants are transforming the lives of rural women. Read more here.

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Topics: Women in Agriculture

On “The Road Where Life Was Once Worth Nothing,” This Business Gives Farmers Purpose

Posted by Will McAneny  |  Dec 12, 2017 2:39:05 PM

The valley surrounding San Martín de Pangoa

Thirty years ago, this place looked very different.

Nestled in the foothills where the Amazon rainforest meets the towering Andes Mountains, the Peruvian town of San Martín de Pangoa exudes an aura of calm. Life seems to move at a leisurely pace; ambling through the town’s mostly-unpaved streets, you’ll see mototaxis rumble slowly past indigenous women cradling their babies in brightly-colored wool blankets. The hills rising above the town are patchworked with a lattice of small farms, and every moto and pickup truck seems to be laden with nearly-bursting sacks of coffee.

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Topics: Peace, Women in Agriculture, Environment, South America, Youth, Stories of Impact

Gender Equity Grants: Helping Kenya’s Working Mothers Succeed

Posted by Will McAneny  |  Oct 26, 2017 7:15:00 AM

A Kenyan farmer and her child.

No woman should have to choose between caring for her children and pursuing a fulfilling career. In this Kenyan village, working mothers found a way to do both.

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Topics: East Africa, Women in Agriculture, Partnerships, Stories of Impact

This Woman Is Making Her Mark on Indonesia's Coffee Industry

Posted by Will McAneny  |  Oct 3, 2017 5:02:09 PM

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In the misty Gayo highlands of northern Sumatra, Ibu Rahmah is making her mark on Indonesia’s coffee industry.

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Topics: Women in Agriculture, Southeast Asia