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.

Helping Women Build Better Businesses in Latin America

See how TechnoServe adapted Impulsa tu Empresa, a business accelerator program, to better address women entrepreneurs' needs.

A Craft Business Blooms

El Salvador's business plan competition helps a committed entrepreneur to expand her handicraft business, bringing new economic opportunities to women in a struggling rural community.

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.

Helping Small Fruit Farmers Become Exporters in El Salvador

With TechnoServe’s help, Beto Gonzales and his fellow jocoteros have turned a floundering business into a successful cooperative that provides Salvadoran migrants in the US with goods from their homeland.