Projects

Together with our partners, TechnoServe is helping to grow strong markets that create opportunities for enterprising people in the developing world.

Impulsa Tu Empresa

Impulsa Tu Empresa aims to help more than 850 small and growing businesses boost their growth. Through mentoring and business training, the program aims to increase sales by $25 million and generate 750 new jobs in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Burkina Faso.

Small and Growing Businesses

Providing Opportunities for Youth and Women Through Coffee in Eastern Guatemala

TechnoServe together with the Trade Facilitation Office of Canada and Canadian coffee chain Tim Horton's is implementing a four-year initiative to train 1,000 farmers in agronomic and sustainability practices in the eastern Guatemala. This project aims to pilot innovative approaches to improve gender equality in the coffee business and in family decision-making. As a complement, TechnoServe will train youth in coffee growing communities to improve their economic opportunities in three areas

Coffee

Empowering Youth Entrepreneurs in Latin America

Latin America's youth unemployment rate is nearly 30 percent. Youth face unique challenges in obtaining formal employment or becoming successful entrepreneurs. Crece Tu Empresa, TechnoServe's program in partnership with Citi Foundation is working to address the challenge of youth unemployment in Guatemala and El Salvador.

Small and Growing Businesses

Promoting Sustainable Economic Growth in Coffee Growing Regions in Eastern Guatemala

TechnoServe is implementing a four-year initiative to train 1,000 farmers in agronomic and sustainability practices in the eastern part of Guatemala.

Coffee

Strengthening the Coffee Value Chain

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.

Coffee