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 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.

Farmer Cooperative Promotes Education, Nutrition and Prosperity

Once in severe poverty, members of the Tomatoya-Chagüite Grande cooperative have doubled their incomes.

Cocoa Offers New Hope for Nicaraguan Farmers

It’s a long way from the poverty and devastation of civil war to prosperity. In Nicaragua, TechnoServe has helped a farming cooperative make that journey by harnessing the potential of undervalued crops.

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.

Reaping the Benefits of Hard Work in Nicaragua

A farming family is transformed when they begin selling improved products to one of Nicaragua's largest supermarket chains.

Rising to the Top

TechnoServe helps Nicaraguan dairy farmers to capitalize on a growing export market.

From Conflict to Coffee

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

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.