Impact + Stories

In 2014, TechnoServe's work helped transform the lives of
1.7 million people in 29 countries by targeting improvements in farms, businesses and industries. These efforts are creating a better future for families in the developing world.

Learn more in our 2014 Impact Report.


By The Numbers

Higher Revenues for Farmers

 

We work to strengthen market systems so that smallholder farmers can sustainably increase their incomes.

 

325,200

farmers reached

$37.9m

increase in farmer revenues

Higher Revenues for Businesses

 

We help enterprising women and men build and expand businesses that provide economic opportunity.

 

3,000

businesses reached

$16.5m

increase in business revenues

New Jobs, Higher Wages

 

We target industries with the potential to create jobs on a large scale in poor communities.

 

5,610

new jobs

$7m

increase in wages paid

Our Impact

 

1.7 million

men, women and children who benefited

(based on an average of five people per family)

Stories

The Fruits of Women’s Empowerment

As pillars of their families and communities, women like Nadege Gabriel hold the key to breaking the cycle of poverty. Projects like Haiti Hope demonstrate how we can create greater impact by engaging and benefiting both women and men.

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Cocoa Farmers Band Together For Profits

Members of the Muoho cooperative in western Ghana are increasing their cocoa yields and their incomes after working with TechnoServe in the WCF Cocoa Livelihoods Program.

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Innovating on the Farm

After completing TechnoServe's STRYDE program, Arnest Sebbumba is expanding operations on his family farm in Uganda and sowing the seeds of youth empowerment in his community.

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Cocoa Farmers Connect with Gourmet Chocolate Maker

Honduran growers lead the country's rebirth as a producer of high-quality cocoa.

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Reports

2014 Impact Report

Our inaugural Impact Report highlights 2014 data from our work with enterprising people in 29 countries.

2015 World View

An annual update for friends and supporters of TechnoServe. Learn about how our work engages and benefits women.