Photo of the Week: Business Helps Women Find Independence in Guatemala

August 03, 2012

Mónica Jacinto, center, once struggled to support herself and her four children. She and other women from the San Lucas Tolimán region of Guatemala joined together to launch Kask’i, a fruit juice business. With TechnoServe’s assistance, the business has improved its operations and reached new markets.

Mónica Jacinto, center, once struggled to support herself and her four children. She and other women from the San Lucas Tolimán region of Guatemala joined together to launch Kask’i, a fruit juice business. With TechnoServe’s assistance, the business has improved its operations and reached new markets. The higher income has helped Mónica provide her children with better food, clothes and an education.

Learn more about the success of Mónica and Kask’i.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

Malawi’s Food Processors Make Progress on Nutrition

Malawi’s Food Processors Make Progress on Nutrition

African food processors are combating malnutrition with support from food technologists and business advisors.

Listening to Young Leaders

Listening to Young Leaders

We can learn a lot about solving youth unemployment by paying attention to young entrepreneurs. Changemakers like Violeta Martinez are eager to share lessons that are both context specific and universally relevant.

Women Farmers Unearth New Profits from Potatoes

Women Farmers Unearth New Profits from Potatoes

Female potato farmers in Bihar, India, join forces to negotiate fair prices and claim a bigger share of the revenue from their harvest.