Supporting rural farmers living on less than $2 a day, so that they may enter the formal economy, requires meeting many challenges. By investing in communities, women and young people, Root Capital seeks to balance local conditions with broader goals like child poverty, economic mobility, and peace.
Our Sisters’ School (OSS) is an independent, tuition-free, non-sectarian middle school, committed to educating and inspiring economically disadvantaged girls from the New Bedford area. OSS empowers girls to step into the future with valuable life skills and a mindset of achievement and excellence by providing a safe, supportive, and academically challenging environment. OSS equips students […]
Recent assessment of Gender Equity Grants (GEG) demonstrate the individual and business benefits of investing in women in agricultural industries. A new assessment, funded as part of our growing partnership with Root Capital and their Women in Agriculture Initiative (WAI), shows the positive impact Gender Equity Grants can make for women and businesses in the […]
Here’s an indisputable fact: The future of philanthropy is female. A huge amount of wealth is now in women’s hands, and they are ready to invest it where it’s needed most: 73% of donors worldwide are women. Of the impending $41 trillion wealth transfer between generations, 70% will be inherited by women. Women give almost […]