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.

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.

Rebuilding Livelihoods through Cotton in Uganda

Joska Aweko and thousands of other cotton farmers in northern Uganda are rebuilding their livelihoods after decades of destructive civil war.

Cotton Business Creates New Opportunities in Uganda

A new market opportunity for a business in eastern Uganda is poised to leave a positive impact on the surrounding community.

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.

Making the Most of a Staple Crop

TechnoServe is helping develop Uganda's matooke banana industry, benefiting thousands of small-scale farmers.