Photo of the Week: A Fresh Blend in Guatemala

April 06, 2012

Mónica Jacinto prepares pineapple to be used in fruit juice by her company, Kask’i. TechnoServe has helped Kask'i, owned by a group of 34 women in Guatemala's Mayan highlands, to improve its operations and reach new markets.

Mónica Jacinto prepares pineapple to be used in fruit juice by her company, Kask’i. TechnoServe has helped Kask'i, owned by a group of 34 women in Guatemala's Mayan highlands, to improve its operations and reach new markets. The company's sales have risen by 60 percent since it began working with TechnoServe. The higher income has helped Mónica provide her children with better food, clothes and an education.

Learn more about Mónica and Kask’i.

 

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