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.

Maasai Women Launch Successful Dairy Business

Thousands of Maasai women now have a reliable market for their milk thanks to a pioneering cooperative in Kenya.

Supporting Enterprising Women with Training in Uganda

In Uganda, a group of enterprising women are building a business that’s creating new opportunities for young, single mothers.

Nurturing New Opportunities for Fruit Farmers in East Africa

In the lush highlands of western Kenya, the farmers of Tiret Self-Help Group have planted the seeds that could hold the key to a better future.

Tomato Farmers Reach New Markets in Tanzania

Martha Mtenda once struggled to make a living through her half-acre farm in the village of Mbigili in Iringa, a region in Tanzania's Southern Highlands.

Guatemalan Woman Finds Self-Reliance Through Fruit Juice Business

Mónica Jacinto once struggled to support herself and her four children. Today, she is helping her children achieve the promise of a better future through her thriving fruit-juice company.

Hope for Haiti

TechnoServe is helping Haitians break the downward economic spiral that has plagued the country for decades.

Brewing Good

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

Guatemalan Woman’s Entrepreneurial Drive Revives a Community

A TechnoServe-supported entrepreneur is bringing jobs and opportunity to poor women in rural Guatemalan community.

Moving Towards Profitability

TechnoServe-assisted Nyala Dairy is targeting training programs at local women to improve farming techniques and raise incomes.

Running a Business Empowers Guatemalan Women

Selling products made from an abundant natural resource generates incomes - and a new world of opportunities - for a group of rural women.

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.

Young Women in Kenya Learn Entrepreneurial Skills

Kenya’s Young Women in Enterprise program empowers young women like Cecilia Katungwa to launch businesses that impact their communities and transform their lives.