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.

Innovating on the Farm

After completing TechnoServe's STRYDE program, Arnest Sebbumba is expanding operations on his family farm in Uganda and sowing the seeds of youth empowerment in his community.

Three Years Later, Crafts Business Thrives in India

Chetana, a 2009 TechnoServe business plan competition winner in southern India, is creating meaningful economic opportunities for disabled people in the community.

New Opportunities Take Root in Mozambique

A TechnoServe-supported agro-forestry program is paving an environmentally and economically sustainable path for rural communities in Mozambique.

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’s Entrepreneurial Drive Revives a Community

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

Poultry Promotes Prosperity in Mozambique

TechnoServe works across a value chain to help create and support a thriving domestic poultry industry, transforming the lives of thousands of farmers.

Moving Towards Profitability

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

Honey Industry Offers Swaziland a Sweet Future

Through training, seminars and strategic support, Technoserve is helping Eswatini Kitchen to flourish. Its success has created employment opportunities for vulnerable youth.

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.

Harvesting the Fruits of Success

Meru Greens Horticulture is selling high-quality produce to a booming domestic urban market, creating jobs and increasing the incomes of thousands of small-scale farmers on the foothills of Mt. Kenya.

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.