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In the News

Small Business is Everyone’s Business | Fortune Favors the Bold

This podcast episode about the impact of small businesses features interviews with TechnoServe CEO William Warshauer and program participant Gloriose Uwayezu.

How Peruvian Farmers Are Escaping the Cocaine Drug Trade with Cocoa | World Economic Forum Agenda

This article highlights TechnoServe's success in implementing alternative development programs in Peru.

Africa’s Food Import to Hit U.S.$110 Billion By 2025 |

In this article, TechnoServe's Nigeria Country Director Larry Umunna shares his thoughts on the role of trade in addressing Africa's food security.

How Goldcorp Managed to Decrease Complaints about its Flagship Mine in Mexico |

This article explains how TechnoServe's partnership with Goldcorp is creating shared value in Mexican mining communities.

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Speaking Engagements

December 5, 2018

Women and the Future of Work: The Fourth Annual Birdsall House Conference on Women

Washington, DC

TechnoServe Director of Impact Kate Diaz discusses a project to improve business performance and increase savings for women entrepreneurs.

November 2-3, 2018

Africa Trade Forum 2018

Lagos, Nigeria

TechnoServe's Larry Umunna speaks about the role of trade in promoting development and food security.

October 2-4, 2018

ANDE Annual Conference

Tarrytown, NY

TechnoServe's Kindra Halvorson and Juan Carlos Thomas speak about incorporating gender in small businesses and achieving scale in entrepreneurship programs.

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Blog Posts

January 18, 2019

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.

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January 09, 2019

Youth Helping Youth in India

In Mumbai, young people are providing peer mentorship to help other youth join India's workforce and contribute to the country's economic growth.

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