TechnoServe is supporting the growth of an innovative textile manufacturing company and hundreds of other small and growing businesses.Read More
TechnoServe has provided comprehensive technical assistance to three Burkinabé cashew processors, helping create a vibrant, competitive processing industry. These companies employ more than 1,500 people, 86 percent of whom are women. Processors have increased their production nearly 300 percent with TechnoServe’s assistance. TechnoServe also catalyzes enterprise development through a business plan competition and training program, helping more than 200 local businesses reach their growth potential.
On The Ground
Building a Sustainable Cashew Processing Industry
PartnersBill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Impulsa Tu Empresa
PartnersArgidius Foundation, Citi Foundation, Multilateral Investment Fund, PIMCO Foundation, Walmart Foundation
April 15, 2015
TechnoServe’s business accelerator program in Burkina Faso is connecting entrepreneurs with business advisors to help grow the next generation of businesses.
August 24, 2012
Some 560 small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be able to develop their businesses through a new entrepreneurship development program, “Impulsa Tu Empresa (Boost Your Business), that TechnoServe plans to implement in Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala and Burkina Faso in Africa.
Laila el Hankari
West Africa Program Development Manager