Rwanda

Athanasie with two of her daughters.

Rebuilding in Rwanda: The Power of a Mother’s Love

Surviving time in a refugee camp, but then losing her husband to malaria, Athanasie and her family returned to Rwanda to farm coffee. As a single parent, she was worried about how she would survive. With the training she received from TechnoServe, Athanasie worked hard to create a healthy and prosperous future for her family – one coffee tree at a time.

Agriculture, Coffee, Women's Economic Empowerment
Coffee, Coffee farming, Women's Economic Empowerment
Emmanuel smiling

How Do Coffee Processors in East Africa Bring Your Favorite Coffee From Crop to Cup? Part 2: Washing Stations

In part two of this new three-part series, Crop to Cup, learn how coffee processors in East Africa play a role in the coffee that ends up in consumers’ cups around the world, no matter how you take your coffee. Look out for part three, which covers quality control.

Agriculture, Coffee
Coffee processing, East Africa coffee, Environmental sustainability, Regenerative business
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Coffee Initiative II 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 second phase of the Coffee Initiative, C.I. II, which was implemented by TechnoServe from 2012 to 2016 in Ethiopia, Kenya,…