A community leader in Chullpa K’asa, Bolivia said this after Mano a Mano completed a clinic in his community (read about the Chullpa K’asa clinic project here). Providing sustainable infrastructure projects for basic services has a huge impact on improving daily lives for rural Bolivians, especially for expecting mothers and young children. Saving Lives with […]
Yesterday was our second Saturday of books and games with the kids of Sancayani. Along with big bags full of mandarinas, bananas and bread, we loaded a few heavy boxes full of books into the back of the car and drove up to 14,000 feet to meet them in their schoolyard. As we bumped along […]
Yesterday local residents in El Palmar held an Agriculture Fair to show off their crops. The Fair was a huge event; the governor of the department was in attendance, as well as a number of local mayors. There were horse races and other games, and judges were there to select the best crops. El Palmar […]
Next week a group of travelers will be going to Bolivia with Mano a Mano, including Monica Geocaris and her family. Monica took a few minutes last week to talk about why she chose to go the trip. You can listen to the interview here.
Last week Mano a Mano volunteer Libby Arnosti visited Sancayani, Bolivia with local Mano Mano staff, where we are currently constructing a major water reservoir project. Libby is a 20-year-old college student from Minnesota who is spending the summer collecting stories of people touched by the work of Mano a Mano. The purpose of her […]