Our monthly photo series highlights the beauty and emotion in the lives of our clients around the world. Here are some of the most memorable photos that we shared this year through our photo series.
A family in India sits down to eat a meal. Around the world, more than enough food is produced to feed the global population. However, it’s estimated that as many as 828 million people still go hungry every day. Learn more by taking our World Food Day quiz.
Ermelinda Cumbe, 39, proudly stands in front of her business, a grocery stall where she sells basic necessities in Mozambique. Working with TechnoServe, Ermelinda began taking classes on business management and learned how to attract more customers to her enterprise.
A truck sits in the sun on Rafael Rodriguez’s farm in Puerto Rico. Rafael is one of many coffee farmers TechnoServe has worked with following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria–work that continues in the wake of Hurricane Fiona.
Women farmers in Bikaner, India show off crops from their gardens, which for many represent a rare source of independent income.
In southwestern Ethiopia, over 100 coffee farmers banded together to form the Duromina cooperative. Together with TechnoServe, they took their coffee from notoriously low-quality to being named the “Best in Africa.”–a story NPR News called “the Cinderella of Coffee.”
Three women in the San Martín region of Peru show off cacao pods from their farms. In what was once a hotspot of narcotrafficking, alternative crops like coffee and cacao are now transforming residents’ lives for the better.
Severina Paul Mwakateba, who works with TechnoServe to improve her fortified flour business in Tanzania, greets her son upon his return from school
A child in Kaffa, Ethiopia peeks out the doorway as her father discusses his participation in a TechnoServe coffee program that helped dramatically improve farmer income.
Rosa Gonzales is surrounded by dragonfruit on her small farm in Matapalo, Nicaragua, where she works with TechnoServe to improve her crop yields and resilience amid the increasing impacts of climate change.