Stories

Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. Read their stories.

Encouraging Women Coffee Farmers’ Participation

Discover how TechnoServe’s Cosechemos Más Café (Better Coffee Harvest) project is helping women earn more from their coffee farms.

Ethiopian Farmers Find Value in High-Quality Coffee

A remote community benefits when a cooperative connects with international buyers and earns a premium price for its coffee.

Honduran Farmers Find Success Through Quality Coffee and Cocoa

High in the mountains of western Honduras, the 25 coffee farming families of the Flor del Pino cooperative are staging a quiet revolution.

Brewing Good

Our Coffee Initiative is helping East African farmers to build better lives, one coffee bean at a time.

Higher Coffee Incomes Transform Lives in Tanzania

TechnoServe works with coffee farmers to produce higher-quality beans for the premium coffee market.

Helping Farmers Cash in on Specialty Coffee

TechnoServe assistance is helping Nicaraguan coffee farmers to boost their incomes by catering to the more lucrative and expanding specialty coffee market.

Grounds for Success

TechnoServe is helping Central American coffee groups such as El Salvador's BEXCAFE to increase rural incomes by tapping into premium coffee markets.

From Conflict to Coffee

With the help of TechnoServe, Nicaraguan farmers are using coffee profits to transform the lives of their families and community.

The Power of Cooperatives: Working Together for Sustainability

In honor of International Cooperative Day, we look inside one Kenyan cooperative that has restructured its labor practices to improve safety and working conditions.

The Power of Cooperatives: Working Together for Sustainability

In honor of International Cooperative Day, we look inside one Kenyan cooperative that has restructured its labor practices to improve safety and working conditions.

Better Coffee Harvest in Nicaragua

It's coffee harvest season in Nicaragua, and agronomic training is helping farmers like Juana Sanchez rebound after an outbreak of leaf rust that has devastated coffee farms throughout the region.

Better Coffee Harvest in Nicaragua

It's coffee harvest season in Nicaragua, and agronomic training is helping farmers like Juana Sanchez rebound after an outbreak of leaf rust that has devastated coffee farms throughout the region.