Guatemala

Providing Opportunities for Youth and Women Through Coffee in Eastern Guatemala

TechnoServe together with the Trade Facilitation Office of Canada, Global Affairs Canada, and Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons is implementing a four-year initiative to train 1,000 farmers in agronomic and sustainability practices in eastern Guatemala. This project aims to pilot innovative approaches to improve gender equality and opportunities for youth in the coffee business.

Agriculture, Coffee, Entrepreneurship, Women's Economic Empowerment, Youth Economic Opportunity
Global Affairs Canada, TFO Canada, Tim Hortons

Impulsa tu Empresa

Impulsa Tu Empresa aims to help small and growing businesses boost their growth through mentoring and business training. Since its launch in 2012, the program has increased the sales of over 1,000 businesses by $38 million and generated 1,400 new jobs in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Burkina Faso.

Entrepreneurship
Argidius Foundation, Citi Foundation, Inter-American Development Bank, Multilateral Investment Fund, PIMCO Foundation, Walmart Foundation