Expanded Partnership Will Help Small Businesses in Latin America Recover from COVID-19 Crisis
The Impulsa tu Empresa 3.0 program will provide support to more than 1,000 entrepreneurs in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Colombia
Avocado: A Driver of Sustainable Agriculture? Ask These Farmers in Guatemala
As international demand for avocado has increased, more farmers have started to clear forested areas to plant additional avocado trees. In Guatemala, TechnoServe is helping farmers improve their harvests and access higher-value markets while continuing to protect nearby forests.
Improving Market Access for Smallholder Farmers in Central America
TechnoServe is working to increase revenues for 5,000 fresh produce smallholder farmers in Guatemala and Nicaragua by integrating the farmers into a more inclusive and profitable market system.
Maximizing Opportunities in Coffee and Cacao in the Americas (MOCCA)
The MOCCA Program is a five-year initiative, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food for Progress Program, aimed at helping more than 100,000 farmers to overcome the barriers limiting their capacity to effectively rehabilitate and renovate their coffee and cacao plants.
Impulsa Tu Empresa Impact Audit Report from ImpactMatters
In 2017, TechnoServe engaged ImpactMatters, an impact audit firm founded with support from Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), to review several projects within our portfolio. This impact audit reviews the Impulsa Tu Empresa program implemented in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua from 2013 to 2017.
Coffee Consumer Spotlight: Guatemalan Coffee
In the next part of our consumer spotlight series, we are highlighting the unique profile of Guatemalan coffee.
Crece tu Empresa
Crece tu Empresa (CRECE) is an ongoing program since 2015 in Central America with the support of the Citi Foundation. The objective of the program is to support young entrepreneurs to promote the sustainable growth of their businesses, by helping them develop their skills and business competencies.
Impulsa tu Empresa 2.0
ITE 2.0 will assist 825 businesses in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. The three year program is expected to increase sales by more than 30%, equivalent to $41 million, and create more than 800 new jobs in different economic sectors.
What Goes Into Your Coffee? Better Incomes for Farmers
In part one of our weeklong series, we highlight the ways that training and market connections have created lasting income improvements for small coffee farmers around the world.