Request a Loan

Complete this form to learn whether your business is eligible.

Prior to applying, please take a moment to verify that your business meets these qualifications. This form is also available in Spanish.

  • Years in Operation: 3 years of business operations. We focus on financing for agricultural businesses, cooperatives and related enterprises. We do not lend directly to individual farms.
  • Minimum Annual Revenue: $250,000
  • Location: Must be legally established in one of Root Capital’s lending countries within Africa, Latin America, or Southeast Asia (see sidebar).
  • Documentation: Must present audited or management-prepared financial statements from the past three years.
  • Products & Services: Must be active in one or more of our focus industries: coffee, cocoa, honey, tree nuts, vanilla, grains, oilseeds, and other staple crops.
  • Commercial Relationships: Must have strong relationships with established buyers and at least two professional references.

Once you have submitted this form, a member of our team will contact you within one week to inform you if your business is eligible to apply for Root Capital financing, or to inquire further about your work.

We look forward to learning more about your business and credit needs.

Thank you for submitting your inquiry to Root Capital.

A member of our Business Development team will be in touch within three business days to inform you of your status. At that time, you can expect to be informed of whether you meet our basic qualifications to be assessed by a loan officer. In some cases, we may send additional, clarifying questions via email or ask to set up a preliminary interview before determining your eligibility.

We look forward to learning more about your business and we welcome you to explore our website to learn more about our lending products and financial advisory services.

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In submitting this form, our enterprise hereby acknowledges and agrees that Root Capital, its affiliates and/or any related entities may share among each other the data submitted herein, as well Root Capital’s assessment of the enterprise’s credit worthiness. Root Capital may also use any such information in its aggregate and anonymous form for purposes of field-wide assessments and to advance the interests of the sector.