Blog

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.

Nov
09
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Young Visionary Scales Opportunities in Rwanda

A young entrepreneur, equipped with a new understanding, provides for his family and inspires a generation through his rock quarry business in Rwanda.

Aug
16
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“Never Say I Can’t”

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.

May
11
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Growing Prosperity in a Greenhouse

As more young people in rural East Africa turn to agriculture for their livelihood, visionaries like Samson Mwaikenda are modernizing their farming operations for a more prosperous future.

Mar
19
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Female Workforces Can Revolutionize Latin American Business. Here’s How.

In an article for the World Economic Forum, TechnoServe's Program Director for Central America Entrepreneurship discusses ways to engage entrepreneurs in practices that not only benefit women workeres and suppliers, but help solve some of the most common issues facing small and medium businesses.

Feb
02
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Smart Fixes for Smart Shops: Transforming Communities through Micro-retailers

Mom and pop shops are the economic – and often social – backbone of Nairobi, especially in the city’s informal settlements. Store owners like Cosmas are learning simple business fixes that can help their stores, and the communities they serve, to thrive.