“Now our wives and children won’t die”

Ingresando a la consulta medica  Centro de Salud La Joya - Chuquisaca

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 […]

Reading and Games with Sancayani Children

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 […]

Agriculture Fair in El Palmar, Bolivia

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 […]

Interview with Mano a Mano Traveler Monica Geocaris

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.

Interview with Alberto Salazar, Sancayani Resident

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 […]