New 10-kilometer Road Dedicated in Santa Rosa

We recently completed and dedicated a 10-kilometer road connecting the communities of Malcastaca and Santa Rosa. These are two small communities located in the municipality of Camargo, department of Chuquisaca. To widen the path, we had to cut through solid rock on the side of the mountain, which required a large quantity of explosives and […]

Road Project in Cursani is 80% Complete

Mano a Mano is working on a short road project in Cursani, Bolivia. We are widening what was a 3-kilometer dirt path into a road that will be passable for vehicles. This project is hard work; to widen the path we have to cut through the side of the mountain. On this project all funding […]

Update on Sancayani Water Reservoir

We posted new pictures of the progress on our water reservoir in Sancayani, Bolivia. When complete (hopefully in April) it will provide water to more than 20,000 people! You can see more pictures of the project here.  

New Education Projects

In the last quarter of 2011, Mano a Mano completed 3 new education projects in Bolivia, bringing our total number of school/teacher housing projects to 44. Building clean, high-quality classrooms provide a better environment for students to learn; and building quality teacher housing helps to retain teachers in isolated rural communities where it is the […]

Two Fun Events in January

This month, Mano a Mano volunteers at Unity Church in St. Paul are hosting 2 events that you are invited to attend: Baile! Winter blahs getting you down? Want to escape to a warm tropical place and mambo the night away? The Mano a Mano Community Outreach Ministry Team invites you to a night of […]

Pictures of Our New Plane in Bolivia

Our new twin-engine plane arrived in Bolivia last week! You can see more pictures here.

A Recent Traveler to Bolivia Shares His Experience with Mano a Mano

Dr. Charles Mosher and his wife traveled to Bolivia in November of 2011 and spent time volunteering with Mano a Mano Bolivia. He wanted to share his experience: Every one of us wants to know that help – especially medical help – will be there when we need it. So imagine, for instance, that your […]

Mano a Mano Loses a Dear Friend

This past weekend brought sad news to our offices with the loss of Dick Wagner. Dick, a former Northwest Airlines pilot from Lyons, Wisconsin, built and ran his own aviation business with his wife Bobbie, and also established the Wagner Foundation, organized and run by the Wagner family (here is an obituary on the Wisconsin […]