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Our online press kit contains information about our mission and history, senior staff bios, and official Root Capital logos for use by the media. For more information or to book an interview with one of our staff experts, please reach out to the press contact on the left.

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Publications


How a Hershey Bar Might Prove Mightier than a Gun
by Willy Foote

The most exciting thing perhaps about the rebirth of cocoa farming in Sierra Leone is how it’s offering hope and employment for youth – many of whom were child soldiers who grew up, put down their guns, but needed another option.

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Get Sh*t Done’ for Rural Women Entrepreneurs
by Willy Foote

We need more men and women working tirelessly and courageously every day to create a better world--more Fatima Ismaels, Direscema Joses, Pamela Anyoti Peronacis, and Rosario Castellóns.

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A GPS for Social Impact
by Michael McCreless & Brian Trelstad

In this article from the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Root Capital and Acumen Fund partner to propose a system for program evaluation akin to GPS. By combining information from various sources, we can triangulate more accurate estimates of our impact as a whole.

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