Photo of the Week: Seeds of Change in Haiti

July 22, 2011

Haitian mango farmers are trained in Gros Morne, l'Artibonite as representatives from The Coca-Cola Company and the Inter-American Development Bank look on. Here, the Haiti Hope Project takes shape as farmers are enrolled and taught harvest management techniques. These skills will enable them to use their mango trees as a source of sustainable income for their families.

Haitian mango farmers are trained in Gros Morne, l'Artibonite as representatives from The Coca-Cola Company and the Inter-American Development Bank look on. Here, the Haiti Hope Project takes shape as farmers are enrolled and taught harvest management techniques. These skills will enable them to use their mango trees as a source of sustainable income for their families.

Over the next five years, the Haiti Hope Project will train 25,000 mango farmers and help market their mangoes for the highest possible selling price.

Together, the efforts of TechnoServe and its public and private partners will help Haitian communities rebuild and create a better future.

Learn more about our work to restore Haiti.

The Haiti Hope Partners are The Coca-Cola Company; the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB); the U.S. Agency for International Development Bank (USAID); and TechnoServe.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

Bigger Harvests, Brighter Horizons in Ghana

Bigger Harvests, Brighter Horizons in Ghana

TechnoServe helped to show how a new way of working with the supply chain can unlock the potential of Ghana’s smallholder farmers.

The Future of Chocolate

The Future of Chocolate

As demand for cocoa outpaces supply, smallholder farmers hold the key to ensuring a sweet and sustainable future for chocolate.

The Overlooked Secret to Successful Small Businesses

The Overlooked Secret to Successful Small Businesses

What can the success of a small-town fishmonger teach us about the financing needs of entrepreneurs? Quite a bit, according to TechnoServe's Chile country director.