Root Capital

Financial Inclusion

PURPOSE:

Increase access to capital and capacity building services for small agricultural businesses

Why We Partnered:

Root Capital‘s mission is to grow rural prosperity by investing in agricultural businesses that build sustainable livelihoods and contribute to poverty alleviation in rural areas. The project will reach 252,500 smallholder farmers with improved livelihood opportunities, market linkages and technical assistance that will increase farmer productivity. Farmers will gain access to higher quality inputs and microloans. The project will demonstrate how accelerating the growth of agricultural enterprises can improve farmers’ livelihoods and contribute to poverty alleviation in rural areas. Finally, it will explore the cost-savings impact of using technology to support financial in information exchanges between Root Capital’s clients and their suppliers.

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