Video: TechnoServe and McDonald’s Partner to Support Coffee Farmers in Guatemala

September 26, 2013

With support from McDonald’s, TechnoServe is working to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Guatemala.

In Guatemala, smallholder farmers like Sandra Lopez face a number of challenges in earning a living from coffee. TechnoServe is working with Sandra and thousands of other farmers to train them in practices that help deliver higher yields – and higher incomes.

This work is happening thanks to generous support from McDonald’s. Learn more about efforts by McDonald’s to promote coffee sustainability, and watch the video below to see what this work means to Sandra.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

Why Women Are Essential for Lasting Peace in Colombia

Why Women Are Essential for Lasting Peace in Colombia

After decades of conflict, women hold the key to the establishment of peaceful economies in rural Colombia.

Paving the Express Lane for Women Entrepreneurs in El Salvador

Paving the Express Lane for Women Entrepreneurs in El Salvador

With the support of TechnoServe’s Impulsa tu Empresa program, Lorena Gonzalez is growing her taxi service for women and is creating change for women entrepreneurs in El Salvador.

Sowing the Seeds of Women’s Empowerment in Rural India

Sowing the Seeds of Women’s Empowerment in Rural India

TechnoServe and the Kellogg Company are working with women in Madhya Pradesh to grow nutritious food for their families using climate-smart agriculture.