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Meet Root Capital's New Chief Lending Officer

Meet Root Capital's New Chief Development Officer

Two Public Sector Experts Join Root Capital’s Board of Directors

Transforming the Lives of Rural Women

What I Learned From One Day with a Colombian Coffee Cooperative

How These Mayan Farmers Are Modernizing a Two-Thousand-Year-Old Tradition

With the Support of Her Co-op, Coffee Farmer Ana Delia Becerra Is Branching Out Into Ecotourism

Making the Case for Quality: Lessons from Root Capital and Intelligentsia’s First Joint Workshop

How This Colombian Co-op is Sowing Seeds of Hope in the Wake of Conflict

A Program That's a Win-Win for Rural Businesses and Young Talent

How We're Working with Corporate and Government Partners to Support Smallholder Coffee Farmers

Root Capital's Impact in 2017

Root Capital Receives Top Rating from Charity Navigator

Root Capital Testifies to Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Five Things I Learned from Our Youth Workshops in Nicaragua

Seeding the Future of Rural Communities

By Working Together, We Can Support Peruvian Coffee Farmers on the Frontlines of Climate Change

Trabajando juntos podemos apoyar a productores de café peruanos que enfrentan el cambio climático

Sweetening the Deal for Cocoa and Honey Producers: Root Capital’s New Partnership with the Trafigura Foundation and Puma Energy Foundation

Supporting Farmers, Sustaining the Planet

In Rural Kenya, We Helped Businesses Invest in Women—Here's What Happened

Transforming the Lives of Rural Women: Meet Phyllis

Transforming the Lives of Rural Women: Meet Rachel

Transforming the Lives of Rural Women: Meet Sylveria

Transforming the Lives of Rural Women: Meet Margaret

Transforming the Lives of Rural Women: Meet Filomena

Transforming the Lives of Rural Women: Meet David

To Rebuild After Conflict, Latin American Farmers Need An Alternative to the Drug Trade

Cultivating Peace in War-Torn Rural Communities

Your Gift Changes Farmers' Lives. Here's How It Works

Unlocking Opportunity for Those Who Need It Most

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

Organic Agriculture: How This Costa Rican Co-op is Growing a Better Future for Its Farmers

What’s the Buzz? How Rural Businesses Face the Global Bee Crisis Head-on

Gender Equity Grants: Helping Kenya’s Working Mothers Succeed

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

September 2017: Root Capital Roundup

In This Corner of Honduras, “Agriculture” Isn’t a Dirty Word

Human-Centered Design: From California to Côte d'Ivoire

One Entrepreneur’s Mission to End His Country’s “Silent Hunger”

Reclaiming Home-Grown Grains in Senegal

July 2017: Root Capital Roundup

Eighteen Years Later, Our Work Is Far From Over

Reflecting on "Rwandan Women Rising"

Embracing Partnerships, Expanding Opportunities

What a Dollar Can Do

May 2017: Root Capital Roundup

Internal Credit Funds: Extending Credit Where it’s Needed Most

Launching Youth Leadership Development Advisory Services in Rural Ghana

Detrás del escenario con el equipo de Asesoría de Root Capital

Coffee, Culture and Change in The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Peru's Coffeelands: Where Women are Taking Charge

In the Hills of Northeast Congo, an Underdog Steps into the Ring

How One Pioneering Business is Raising Incomes in the Kenyan Highlands

Sparking a Data Revolution in the Peruvian Andes

Making Agriculture Work for the Farmers of the Future

The Efficient Impact Frontier: New Tools to Allocate Capital for Impact

Laying the First Stones towards Gender Equity

How this Peruvian Artisan is Running a Business on Her Own Terms

Cultivating the Next Crop of Agricultural Entrepreneurs

A Step Towards Peace

Investing in Uganda’s Coffee Sector

Smallholder Farmers: A Critical Piece of the Climate Change Solution

What do Silicon Valley and Africa’s Sahel Have In Common?

What's It Like to Run a Coffee Business?

The World of Farmer Finance is Changing

From 2 A.M. to Sundown: A Day in the Life of Carmen Blandón

To Loan Officer Olivier Ramírez, Coffee is Everything

As Demand Grows, It’s Time to Invest in the Future of Coffee

Root Capital Receives Leadership Award at Global Coffee Conference

Driving Ecosystem Change: An Interview with Eric Cooperström of the Skoll Foundation

"We Cannot Succeed When Half of Us Are Held Back"

Taking You Behind the Scenes of Our 2,000 Loans

How Extension Services Drive Business Success

Odds Stacked Against Her, This Woman is Rising to the Top of Her Game

How Open Road is Helping Us Confront Big Challenges for Even Bigger Impact

Las cuatro principales barreras que limitan el potencial de los servicios de extensión agrícola

Empowering Farmers in the Face of Climate Change

Q&A with Jeremy Mindich & Sarah Williams of Propel Capital

A Journey Through the Coffee Lands of Indonesia

Bringing Opportunity to an Area Marked by Violent Past

Cuyes, peces y abejas: cómo los clientes peruanos están diversificando sus medios de vida

A Persistent Daughter Teaches Her Old School Dad New Tricks

Agriculture in the Age of Climate Change

Many Reasons to be Grateful

Women in Agriculture Trip to Colombia: Dispatch from the Field

Guinea Pigs, Fish and Bees: How Peruvian Clients are Diversifying Livelihoods

The Mango Farmer Who Changed Everything

Mainstreaming, Segmenting, and Collaborating: Reflections from SOCAP2015

Tweaking Financial Management Trainings to Better Serve Women: A Checklist

Root Capital Client Shines at Bush Center’s 2015 Global Women’s Network

Happiness & Teenage Blues

Con un poco de ayuda estas familias de agricultores orgánicos transitan el camino del éxito

With A Little Help, These Organic Farming Families are Navigating the Road to Success

Global Staff Retreat 2015

Managing Risk – All Part of a Day’s Work

How Can We Make Agriculture Work for the World?

Sustainable Agriculture Depends on Women

Getting Women a Seat at the Table: Q&A with Charles Maina, Financial Advisory Coordinator for East Africa

In the West African Sahel, Women Stand Like Giants

Así es como David Lozano de Root Capital trabaja para redefinir el ‘machismo’ en México

How Root Capital's David Lozano is Redefining ‘Machismo’ in Mexico

Turning $1 into $5: How Building “Equity” Unlocks Long-Term Impact

Using Mobile Technology to Empower Rural Enterprises

Asuom, Ghana: Where Sustainable Palm Oil is Not an Oxymoron

Sourcing from Sumatra: A Conversation with Al Liu of Atlas Coffee

Looking at Agriculture in a Different Light this Earth Day

Learning from a Women's Cooperative in Guatemala

Seizing the Opportunity to Train a Women's Cooperative in Guatemala

15 Voices: An Interview with Esperanza Dionisio Castillo

Shade-Grown Coffee: What’s the Big Deal?

New Tools to Assess Social and Environmental Practices in Smallholder Supply Chains

A View from the Kitchen

$100 Million: An Outstanding Number

David Brooks on the Promise of Social Capitalism

15 Voices: An Interview with Kevin Starr

From Guatemala: Three Ideas for Improved Agricultural Training

15 Voices: An Interview with Rosario Castellon

Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Coffee Production: Learning from Guatemala

A Glimpse from the Field: Seeing Peru through My Eyes

World AIDS Day 2014

15 Voices: An Interview with Bonnie Cockman

From Guatemala, A New Framework for Exploring the Role of Rural Enterprises

15 Voices: An Interview with Jonathan Rosenthal

On-the-Ground Insights from Guatemala: Announcing Our First Multi-Client Impact Study

Zombie Hunting in Haiti

Seeing Impact with My Own Eyes

15 Voices: An Interview with Wendy Schmidt

15 Voices: An Interview with Deborah Drake

Earning a Premium for Women-Produced Coffee

15 Voices: An Interview with Matt Patsky

Environmental Impact: A Glimpse Into Tziscao Coffee Cooperative

Announcing New Case Study: Tziscao Coffee Cooperative

15 Voices: An Interview with Gail and Tom Kaneb

Visualizing the Coffee Farmer Resilience Initiative

15 Voices: An Interview with Peter Erickson

15 Voices: An Interview with Diane Ives

Happy International Day of Cooperatives!

15 Voices: An Interview with Root Capital's First Funder

1,500 Loans. 1,500 Stories. 15 Years of Impact.

New SSIR Blog Post Highlights Our Vision for Shared Metrics

Using Practices as Proxies

Coffee: The Canary in the Coalmine for Climate Change

Root Capital Client Sopacdi Brings Hope to the DRC

Trust and Credit: Critical Ingredients in the Mutually Beneficial Cycle

The Mutually Beneficial Cycle

Measurement in Action: Making use of social and environmental performance data

Four Observations from Ghana’s Back Roads

Providing Knowledge through Training in West Africa

From Inspiration to Action: Celebrating International Women's Day

What is Social and Environmental Due Diligence?

New Video Highlights Impact of Financial Advisory Services

The Power of Financial Literacy: A Conversation with Cecilia Yáñez

Africa’s Mega Micro Hedgers: Why we have a lot to learn from smallholder farmers

Through the Lens: Women in Agriculture

Beyond the Scorecard: A Conversation with Two of Root Capital's Sustainable Agriculture Buffs

Value Chain Actors Bring Value Chain Action in Amsterdam

Women in Agriculture Series: The Changing Role of Women in Coffee – Part 2

Just a Little Bit Bigger

Celebrating The Coffee Exchange’s 30-Year Commitment to Farm Families

1500 Loans and Counting

Interview with Jeff Dykstra, CEO, Partners in Food Solutions

View from the Field: New Cluster Study Measures Our Impact on Guatemala Coffee Clients

Thank You 2013 Summer Interns & Fellows!

Women in Agriculture Series: The Changing Role of Women in Coffee – Part 1 of 2