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.



farmers reached


increase in farmer revenues

Higher Revenues for Businesses


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



businesses reached


increase in business revenues

New Jobs, Higher Wages


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



new jobs


increase in wages paid

Our Impact


1.7 million

men, women and children who benefited

(based on an average of five people per family)


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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2015 Strategic Plan Refresh

At the midpoint of TechnoServe's five-year Strategic Plan, we reviewed our progress and updated our course of action.

2014 Annual Report

Read our 2014 Annual Report online or download the PDF below to see how we made a difference in the lives of 1.7 million people.