El Salvador

El Salvador, the smallest country in Central America, has the region’s third-largest economy and fertile land that keeps nearly one in five Salvadorean workers in farming. Still, poverty rates are above 30 percent. The country is seeking to boost agricultural exports as a way of creating more jobs and income opportunities for the rural poor. TechnoServe is helping farmers in key sectors to sell to these more demanding markets. Additionally, TechnoServe runs entrepreneurship programs that empower people to create thriving businesses in a variety of sectors.

El Salvador Recovering from Civil War

El Salvador

In order to create more jobs and income opportunities for the rural poor, El Salvador is boosting its agricultural exports. Besides TechnoServe helping farmers in key sectors to sell to export markets, it also runs entrepreneurship programs that empower people to create thriving businesses in a variety of sectors.* In May 2008 Rick and Wendy’s […]

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2008 Walleigh Travel Journal: Central/South America

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May 2008 – Latin America Trip Impressions Rather than repeating what our website already pictures and describes, I’ve sketched just my impressions because this trip moved incredibly fast. I traveled 4 countries in 11 days and 5 countries in 13 days for Rick!  In fact Rick and I may have hit a record: 4 cities […]

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