TechnoServe Receives Charity Navigator’s Highest Rating for Second Straight Year

TechnoServe gets four stars for second consecutive year

DECEMBER 10, 2007 —TechnoServe received a four-star rating, the highest possible, from Charity Navigator for the second consecutive year. The four-star rating indicates that TechnoServe exceeds industry standards and is at the top of its class among like-minded organizations. Charity Navigator help charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of the financial health of America's largest charities. By earning Charity Navigator’s highest rating, TechnoServe has demonstrated exceptional financial health, outperforming most of its peers in its efforts to manage and grow in the most responsible way possible.

About TechnoServe: TechnoServe helps entrepreneurial men and women in the developing world to build businesses that provide jobs, income and economic opportunity. Since its founding in 1968, the U.S.-based nonprofit has helped to create or improve more than 2,000 businesses, benefiting millions of people in more than 30 countries. A Financial Times survey has rated TechnoServe one of the world’s top five non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for corporate partnerships. TechnoServe has also been recognized as one of the world's “Outstanding Social Entrepreneurs” by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.