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.

Farmer Cooperative Promotes Education, Nutrition and Prosperity

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

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.

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.

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.

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.