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.

Sustainable Support for Smallholder Farmers in Peru

Geister Cachique has doubled his cocoa productivity since participating in TechnoServe trainings.

Peruvian Woman Turns Idea into Successful Chocolate Business

In the Peruvian Amazon, TechnoServe is helping a rural entrepreneur grow her business nationally and expand into new markets.

Farmer Cooperative Promotes Education, Nutrition and Prosperity

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

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.

Hope for Haiti

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

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.

Breakthrough for a Baby-Vegetable Farmer

TechnoServe is helping Themba Dlamini to develop a thriving produce business that can lift his community out of poverty.

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 Honduran Farmers Serve Better Markets

TechnoServe helps a group of farmers to increase their incomes by expanding and improving their product line and linking them to higher-value markets.

Rising to the Top

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