Photo of the Week: Fruits of Labor

June 17, 2011

Mónica Jacinto holds a bottle of tamarind juice produced by her company, Kask'i. TechnoServe has helped Kask'i, owned by a group of 34 women in Guatemala's Mayan highlands, to improve its operations and reach new markets.

Mónica Jacinto holds a bottle of tamarind juice produced by her company, Kask'i. TechnoServe has helped Kask'i, owned by a group of 34 women in Guatemala's Mayan highlands, to improve its operations and reach new markets. The company's sales have risen by 60 percent since it began working with TechnoServe. The higher income has helped Mónica provide her children with better food, clothes and an education.

Read more about Mónica and Kask'i in our latest World newsletter.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

Cultivating Cashew to Create Economic Growth in Benin and Mozambique

Cultivating Cashew to Create Economic Growth in Benin and Mozambique

Africa is home to over half of the world’s supply of cashew, a crop that is growing in demand globally as incomes rise and diets change. From planting seeds, to harvest, to processing, see how cashews from Mozambique and Benin make it to your table.

Lasting Impact Spotlight: Gloriose Uwayezu

Lasting Impact Spotlight: Gloriose Uwayezu

We caught up with Gloriose Uwayezu, a rural youth empowerment program participant, for an update on her brickmaking business three years after its launch.

2018: A Year of Transforming Lives

2018: A Year of Transforming Lives

2018 was a milestone year for TechnoServe. Not only did we mark a half century of impact, but we built upon this legacy by working with thousands of farmers, entrepreneurs, and partners around the world to create opportunity and prosperity. Here are a few of our favorite stories from the year.