Rated the #1 Nonprofit at Reducing Poverty
TechnoServe helps people lift themselves out of poverty by harnessing the power of the private sector. A leading nonprofit organization operating in almost 30 countries, we work with hardworking women and men in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital, and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities.
A sustainable world where all people in low-income communities have the opportunity to prosper.
To fight poverty by helping people build regenerative farms, businesses and markets that increase incomes.
Everyone deserves the opportunity to build a better future.
This simple idea has been at the heart of TechnoServe’s work around the world for over 50 years. Poverty limits potential. Opportunity leads to prosperity—for individuals, families, and communities. We know that a sustainable business approach is the most effective path to creating opportunity that lasts. Learn more about TechnoServe’s history.
Our mission of helping people lift themselves out of poverty is built upon the ideas of fairness and equity, which extend into our workplace.
Unlocking economic opportunity in partnership with the public and private sector has shown us that business solutions to poverty are possible. Markets can work for the poor when capacities, incentives, and connections are built for inclusive economic growth that leaves no one behind.