Blog

TechnoServe's blog highlights the lessons and successes from our work with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.

May
03
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In Benin, Young Entrepreneurs are Tackling the Plastic Problem

Through TechnoServe’s BeniBiz program, young entrepreneurs like Babatundé Oguidi are getting the training and technical advice they need to run successful micro-enterprises.

Apr
08
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Can Mushrooms Transform the Lives of Smallholder Farmers in India?

In Madhya Pradesh, India, TechnoServe is partnering with Visa Inc. to develop microenterprise opportunities for women in agribusiness. Following a two-day training workshop, women in Sonkhedi set up mushroom incubation units in their homes as a way to earn supplemental income for their families.

Mar
29
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Equipping Youth Entrepreneurs with Business Expertise in Africa

Citi Foundation and TechnoServe are partnering to scale up a proven model that helps small shop owners in Kenya, Nigeria, and Côte d’Ivoire become more profitable by connecting them with the knowledge, training, and tools they need to become successful retailers.

Mar
08
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The Building Blocks of Community

Sara Ollo Adico was determined to contribute to her community by opening an early childhood school and nursery. Learn how participating in TechnoServe’s business plan competition helped her make the leap from concept to reality.

Jan
18
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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.