Eliminating Waste, Increasing Profits
In central Kenya, the Kambiti East Mango Self Help Group is using clean energy drying technology to reduce post-harvest waste and access new markets for a stronger community economy.
Meet the Woman Entrepreneur Investing in Social Impact
Idalia Medina grew up with the heart of an entrepreneur. As an adult, she merged her love for farming with business and started processing and exporting cheese. But, with no formal business training, Idalia was overwhelmed. Using the skills she gained from TechnoServe’s training, she transformed her enterprise and grew sales by nearly 20%, also allowing her to invest in the long-term success of her employees.
Young Entrepreneurs are Building a Food-Secure Future in Benin
In Benin, TechnoServe is working to provide young entrepreneurs with the skills they need to build prosperous and food-secure communities.
Boosting Nutrition and Opportunity in Africa
The inability to access safe, nutritious, and affordable food is a problem for many people across East and Southern Africa, leading to widespread malnutrition in children.
Incubating Success: Young Tanzanian Entrepreneur Mentors Other Business Women
After establishing her own business success, Ndinagwe teaches other business women in Tanzania vital skills in savings and entrepreneurship to grow their businesses.
How Access to Finance is Helping Rural Women Entrepreneurs in India
Indu Devi made her living producing fox nut snacks, but cultural gender norms held her and other women entrepreneurs back from business success. With access to formal financing and business training, she's integrated her enterprise into a profitable snack company.
A Business Solution to Malnutrition in Nigeria
On December 16, Nigerian food processors and other public and private sector leaders gathered for the second annual Nigerian Food Processing and Nutrition Leadership Forum in Lagos, Nigeria.
2019: Celebrating Impact Across the Globe
2019 has been an exciting year for TechnoServe. From the launch of our new tech initiative to being named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty, here’s a look back at the highlights of another eventful year helping enterprising people around the world create positive change.
A Day in the Life: Supporting Duka Owners in Kenya
The Smart Duka program helps entrepreneurs in Kenya’s micro-retail sector improve the profitability of their shops. Today, we’re sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the daily activities of a TechnoServe business advisor who works on this program.