El Salvador's business plan competition helps a committed entrepreneur to expand her handicraft business, bringing new economic opportunities to women in a struggling rural community.Read More
Since 1975, TechnoServe’s projects have connected enterprising Salvadorans to buyers in the dairy, ethnic product and coffee industries and created thousands of jobs. TechnoServe supported 72 young entrepreneurs in rural areas through basic business training.
TechnoServe is helping Central American coffee groups such as El Salvador's BEXCAFE to increase rural incomes by tapping into premium coffee markets.Read More
With TechnoServe’s help, Beto Gonzales and his fellow jocoteros have turned a floundering business into a successful cooperative that provides Salvadoran migrants in the US with goods from their homeland.Read More
On The Ground
Building Coffee Growers’ Capacity
PartnersInter-American Development Bank
Supporting Smallholder Dairy Farmers
New Markets for Ethnic Products
April 7, 2015
A new TechnoServe study points to a lack of financing options for smallholder coffee farmers in Central America, where a total of $1.5 billion is needed to replant farms that have been devastated by coffee leaf rust.
February 21, 2014
TechnoServe celebrates the spirit and memory of our founder.
September 16, 2011
Farm workers in El Salvador sort through crates of jocote, a fruit native to Central America. A TechnoServe program assisted jocote farmers and other producers of native products to sell to the Salvadoran migrant community in the United States.