farmer and participant in Project Nuture in Kenya

About Us

TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with hard working men and women 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.

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TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries.


We will be the most effective catalyst and partner for transformative, on-the-ground, market-based solutions to poverty.


From inspiration in Ghana to transformation around the world, TechnoServe has deepened its impact over the last 50 years. Experience the historic journey.


Our mission of helping people lift themselves out of poverty is built upon the ideas of fairness and equity, which extend into our workplace.


Delivering transformative impact in a cost-effective manner.

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$188m Financial Benefits

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457,000 Beneficiaries

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39% Women Beneficiaries

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$10m Finance Mobilized

Our Team

We are a global team of dedicated individuals that create business solutions to poverty. Get to know our:

Board of Directors

Senior Staff

Regional and Country Staff

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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.

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Transparent and accountable with the credentials to prove it — we have been awarded an “A” rating by Charity Watch and recognized by GuideStar’s highest level of recognition the Platinum Seal of Transparency.

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TechnoServe Financial Efficiency 2018 Annual Report
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Discover more about our transformative work in the developing world.