TechnoServe's blog highlights the lessons and successes from our work with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.
After a devastating flood forced Daria Arabulo to start a new life in a different country, she launched her own business to provide for her family. Three years after participating in TechnoServe’s Impulsa tu Empresa program, her business continues to grow.
In India, Technoserve is working in remote villages to directly connect them with formal markets for the first time, creating a sustainable, prosperous value chain for indigenous non-timber forest products.
When underprivileged youth have access to the skills and opportunity to break into formal-sector employment, benefits spread to their families and communities.
In Nairobi, volunteers from Citibank mentored young shopkeepers participating in the PAYED program, giving expert advice to help them build profitable enterprises for a better future.
Making the most out of a patch of land, smallholder farmers in Karnataka, India are adopting integrated farming systems to sustain themselves and the environment.