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.

A New Boost for Entrepreneurs in Central America and Africa

TechnoServe is supporting the growth of an innovative textile manufacturing company and hundreds of other small and growing businesses.

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.

Guatemalan Woman’s Entrepreneurial Drive Revives a Community

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

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.

Cultivating a Home-Grown Entrepreneur

Guatemala's business plan competition helps an entrepreneur expand a produce business that creates jobs and higher incomes in indigenous communities.