Photo of the Week: All in a Day’s Work

August 31, 2012

In the United States, millions of Americans are gearing up to celebrate Labor Day in honor of the achievements of workers here. But let’s also remember the contributions of workers around the world, like these tea pickers in Tanzania. When people in developing countries have the opportunity to earn a living, everyone benefits.

In the United States, millions of Americans are gearing up to celebrate Labor Day in honor of the achievements of workers here. But let’s also remember the contributions of workers around the world, like these tea pickers in Tanzania. When people in developing countries have the opportunity to earn a living, everyone benefits.

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to building competitive farms, businesses and industries. These enterprises generate new jobs for workers and market opportunities for smallholder farmers. Ultimately, this work creates sustainable economic growth that helps poor people secure a better future for their families -- and the world.

 

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