2014 Annual Report

Who Makes it Possible

We are grateful for the generous support of donors and partners, and the hard work of dedicated people who believe in TechnoServe’s approach to business solutions to poverty. Together, we create lasting impact.

Our Partners

Public and private partners are a key component of TechnoServe's success.
In addition to critical financial support, many of our partners provide market and employment opportunities for our program participants, as well as world-class business and industry expertise and advice that we can leverage to help build a thriving private sector in the countries where we work.

Anglo American Partner Argidius Foundation Gates Foundation Cargill Citi Foundation Coca Cola Company MasterCard Foundation McDonalds Nespresso Nestle Logo Partners In Food Solutions PIMCO Foundation Smuckers UKaid Usaid USDA Vodafone Walmart

Featured Partners

Our Supporters

TechnoServe is able to maximize its impact in poor communities thanks to the generous support of our donors. Even though many of our programs are funded by substantial grants from large organizations, TechnoServe relies on funding from private donors to provide vital support to innovate and deepen our impact in the developing world. In 2014:

More than

11,700 individual donors

made gifts averaging $70

75 Global Advisory Council members

The Global Advisory Council provides a way for interested people of diverse backgrounds from around the world to share in, and support, the mission of TechnoServe. Members are ambassadors for TechnoServe, providing financial support, strategic advice and connections to others in order to advance the life-changing work of the organization.

For every $1 donated by our supporters in 2014, TechnoServe unlocked more than $20 in institutional funding

Board of Directors

TechnoServe is overseen by a talented group of leaders. Our board ensures that the organization faithfully pursues its mission and has the resources and direction it needs to be successful. Learn more about our Board of Directors.

Our Team

TechnoServe’s staff combines business expertise with local knowledge, relationships and context to help hardworking men and women generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. In 2014:

1,415 total global staff 91% staff are from the country where they  work

Learn more about our senior staff and country leadership.

Volunteer Consultants

Volunteer Consultants are critical members of the TechnoServe team, working with our full-time staff to further our mission and increase our impact around the world. Since 2001, TechnoServe has engaged more than 900 Volunteer Consultants on three- to 12-month projects. In 2014:

95 active Volunteer Consultants worked on 100 projects in 25 countries