Video: TechnoServe and McDonald’s Partner to Support Coffee Farmers in Guatemala

September 26, 2013

With support from McDonald’s, TechnoServe is working to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Guatemala.

In Guatemala, smallholder farmers like Sandra Lopez face a number of challenges in earning a living from coffee. TechnoServe is working with Sandra and thousands of other farmers to train them in practices that help deliver higher yields – and higher incomes.

This work is happening thanks to generous support from McDonald’s. Learn more about efforts by McDonald’s to promote coffee sustainability, and watch the video below to see what this work means to Sandra.

 

Related Blog Posts

 

Hope and Healing Through Coffee

Hope and Healing Through Coffee

In Zimbabwe, smallholder coffee farmers like Tanyaradzwa Makina are gaining a new outlook on life through Nespresso’s Reviving Origins program.

Cocoa: Bringing Forests and Farmers Together in Peru

Cocoa: Bringing Forests and Farmers Together in Peru

In San Martin, the Apahuit cooperative is working alongside TechnoServe and their farmer members to implement simple, ecofriendly techniques that boost their cocoa yields, improve incomes, and fight deforestation.

Lasting Impact Spotlight: Bhawarlal Sharma

Lasting Impact Spotlight: Bhawarlal Sharma

In this series, we check back with TechnoServe program participants who were previously featured on our blog, documenting how their lives have changed and progressed.