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.

Cocoa Farmers Connect with Gourmet Chocolate Maker

Honduran growers lead the country's rebirth as a producer of high-quality cocoa.

Ethiopian Farmers Find Value in High-Quality Coffee

A remote community benefits when a cooperative connects with international buyers and earns a premium price for its coffee.

Sustainable Support for Smallholder Farmers in Peru

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

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.

Farmer Cooperative Promotes Education, Nutrition and Prosperity

Once in severe poverty, members of the Tomatoya-Chag├╝ite Grande cooperative have doubled their incomes.

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.

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.

Honduran Farmers Find Success Through Quality Coffee and Cocoa

High in the mountains of western Honduras, the 25 coffee farming families of the Flor del Pino cooperative are staging a quiet revolution.

Hope for Haiti

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

Brewing Good

Our Coffee Initiative is helping East African farmers to build better lives, one coffee bean at a time.

Turning Palm Oil to Profits in Honduras

With support from TechnoServe, palm oil farmers have doubled their profits and laid the foundation for future growth and sustainability.