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.

Confident Youth Reclaim their Future

Youth in rural East Africa have few opportunities to develop the soft and technical skills that can help them to build successful businesses and break the cycle of poverty in their communities. TechnoServe's STRYDE program uses an integrated youth training curriculum that has help rural youth like Prisca Cherono to unleash their full potential and increase their incomes by an average of 133 percent.

Innovating on the Farm

After completing TechnoServe's STRYDE program, Arnest Sebbumba is expanding operations on his family farm in Uganda and sowing the seeds of youth empowerment in his community.

Honey Industry Offers Swaziland a Sweet Future

Through training, seminars and strategic support, Technoserve is helping Eswatini Kitchen to flourish. Its success has created employment opportunities for vulnerable youth.

Young Women in Kenya Learn Entrepreneurial Skills

Kenya’s Young Women in Enterprise program empowers young women like Cecilia Katungwa to launch businesses that impact their communities and transform their lives.