Together with our partners, TechnoServe is helping to grow strong markets that create opportunities for enterprising people in the developing world.
- Where We Work
- Burkina Faso
- Côte d’Ivoire
- El Salvador
- Latin America and the Caribbean
- South Africa
Supported by the Argidius Foundation, Impulsa Tu Empresa aims to help more than 800 small and growing businesses boost their growth. Through mentoring, business training and business plan competitions, the program aims to increase sales by $13 million and generate 750 new jobs in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Burkina Faso.
TechnoServe is implementing a four-year initiative to train 1,000 farmers in agronomic and sustainability practices in the eastern part of Guatemala.
TechnoServe and its partners are running a periodic national business plan competition, Idea Tu Empresa, to help the country's nascent entrepreneurs turn good ideas into thriving, growth-oriented businesses that generate jobs and markets. Dozens of businesses have already been launched or expanded.
TechnoServe is developing a four-year initiative to train 12,000 farmers on sustainable agriculture practices and improve wet mill practices. The farmer training modules will increase production while helping farmers to protect the environment and mitigate the effects of climate change.