Photo of the Week: A Fresh Roast

July 01, 2011

Reina Flores roasts a batch of coffee beans at the BEXCAFE cooperative in El Salvador. TechnoServe helped the members of BEXCAFE grow higher-quality coffee and increase their productivity, improvements that led to new jobs for the community and higher incomes for farmers.

Reina Flores roasts a batch of coffee beans at the BEXCAFE cooperative in El Salvador. TechnoServe helped the members of BEXCAFE grow higher-quality coffee and increase their productivity, improvements that led to new jobs for the community and higher incomes for farmers.

TechnoServe continues to provide assistance to coffee producers in northern El Salvador. Three TechnoServe clients were recently selected as winning farms in the 2011 El Salvador Cup of Excellence competition, a tournament to identify the country's best coffee.

Learn more about our work with coffee farmers in El Salvador.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

I Can Now Depend on Myself

I Can Now Depend on Myself

When Tarciana Ciokinyua began receiving training from TechnoServe’s Coffee Initiative, she was able to invest her increased income in her family.

How to Start a Business When Failure is Not an Option

How to Start a Business When Failure is Not an Option

Global Entrepreneurship Director, Juan Carlos Thomas, reflects on addressing the risk of failure in TechnoServe's work with small and growing businesses.

The Impact Comes From the Coffee Cherry

The Impact Comes From the Coffee Cherry

Garuke coffee cooperative in Ethiopia was the only employer in the area for workers like Seifu Abafita, but in 2009 was on the brink of closure until support from the Coffee Initiative helped to turn things around.