On The Ground
The Haiti Hope Project
The Haiti Hope Project is a five-year, $9.5 million public-private partnership among businesses, multilateral development institutions, the U.S. Government and nonprofits, designed to create sustainable economic opportunities for Haitian mango farmers and their families. Haiti Hope aims to double the incomes of 25,000 smallholder farmers five years after they join the Project.
Impulsa Tu Empresa
Supported by the Argidius Foundation, Impulsa Tu Empresa aims to help more than 800 small- and medium-sized enterprises develop their businesses. Through mentoring, business training and business plan competitions, the program aims to increase sales by $13 million and generate 750 new jobs in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Burkina Faso.
December 10, 2012
Access to credit frees Haitian farmers to sell and invest on their own terms.As part of the Haiti Hope Project, TechnoServe and its partners have launched a pilot loan program for farmers who have difficulty accessing credit in Haiti.
October 17, 2012
The Financial Times highlighted TechnoServe’s work in Latin America in a report on development models that support and invest in entrepreneurs in emerging markets.
May 5, 2011
The vegetable farmers of the Tomatoya-Chagüite Grande cooperative in northern Nicaragua were once mired in poverty. Today, with TechnoServe’s support, they have built a successful business and transformed the lives of their families.
Regional Director, Latin America and the Caribbean
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