Helping Women Build Better Businesses in Latin America

The Impulsa Tu Empresa (“Boost Your Business”) program is a business accelerator program, which aims to help 850 small and growing businesses across Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Burkina Faso. With support from the Argidius Foundation, the Multilateral Investment Fund, the Walmart Foundation, the Citi Foundation and the PIMCO…

Couple smiling looking at their coffee beans drying out

The MAS Project: Sustainable Agricultural Improvement

The four-year Sustainable Agricultural Improvement project (Mejoramiento Agrícola Sostenible, or MAS, in Spanish) targeted small and medium-scale coffee and bean farmers in the central region of Honduras. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food for Progress program, the project supported the Honduran government's national development plan and agriculture sector strategy.

Agriculture, Coffee
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Cocoa Farmers Connect with Gourmet Chocolate Maker

The package of Askinosie Chocolate’s dark chocolate bar from Cortés, Honduras shows a smiling farmer, backed by cocoa trees. This is Fermin Arriaga, the lead farmer at Finca Patricia, which supplies premium cocoa beans to Askinosie. TechnoServe is showing farmers that they can get a higher price for their…