Photo of the Week: From Your Hands to Theirs

December 21, 2012

TechnoServe is providing business and technical training to 1,000 rural women who depend on shea for their livelihoods.

Marimatu Mahama (center) and other members of the Nyebu Be Yoona cooperative make shea butter in the village of Kanfiehiyili in northern Ghana. TechnoServe is providing business and technical training to 1,000 rural women who depend on shea for their livelihoods. By improving the quality of their product, strengthening their businesses and connecting to new buyers, these women are growing their incomes and building a better life for their families.

Your support makes work like this possible. Make a gift to TechnoServe and know that you’re helping poor people in the developing world take their future into their own hands.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

Beyond Diamonds: Building Businesses in Botswana

Beyond Diamonds: Building Businesses in Botswana

A public-private partnership is helping Botswana's entrepreneurs grow their businesses and create sustainable jobs in their communities.

Fortifying Communities Through Innovative Maize Mills

Fortifying Communities Through Innovative Maize Mills

Using a unique business model, TechnoServe is helping women entrepreneurs retool traditional grain milling in Mozambique.

Water Wise Coffee: Creating a More Sustainable Future in Ethiopia

Water Wise Coffee: Creating a More Sustainable Future in Ethiopia

TechnoServe is partnering with major coffee companies to clean polluted rivers in Ethiopia’s Sidama region. Find out how you can get involved!