Vote for the Photo of the Month: July 2022

Our monthly photo series highlights the beauty and emotion in the lives of our clients around the world.

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TechnoServe’s work with people fighting poverty around the world is full of striking stories and images. Each month, we share a few of our favorite photos from the everyday beauty of our clients’ journeys towards better incomes and better futures.

Vote for your favorite below.

Photo 1

Guar farmers Kelavati Devi, 38, and her relative Manju Sankaram display guar beans after threshing the crop in their shared farm near Bikaner, India. Learning how to cultivate this drought-resistant crop and other nutritious food for their family is helping many Indian farmers achieve a new sense of independence.

Photo 2

In southwestern Ethiopia, over 100 coffee farmers banded together to form a 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”

Photo 3

Three women in the San Martín region of Peru show off cacao pods from their farms. Once a hotspot of narcotrafficking, alternative crops like coffee and cacao are now transforming residents’ lives for the better.