We are Shipping 2 Containers Next Week – We Need Your Help!

Mano a Mano is packing 2 40-foot containers with donated supplies next week to ship to Bolivia, and we need your help! All supplies will be distributed to Mano a Mano’s projects throughout Bolivia, as well as donated to other organizations and individuals in Bolivia that request supplies. There are 2 ways you can help: […]

Oxford Development Abroad and Mano a Mano

Next week a group of 6 students from Oxford Development Abroad (ODA), “a student-run charity that works to harness the energy, enthusiasm and resources of the Oxford student body to assist with small-scale, community-initiated development projects in the developing world,” will be traveling to Bolivia to work with Mano a Mano on our Demonstration and Training […]

Mano a Mano Intern’s Travel Blog

In a few weeks one of our summer interns, Samantha, will be traveling to Bolivia with Mano a Mano and she is writing a blog about her experiences – check out her first entry as she prepares for her trip! We have had an amazing group of interns this summer and are very grateful for […]

Aviation Program Update – Monthly Snapshot

Mano a Mano’s aviation program grew exponentially in 2012 with the addition of 2 donated twin-engine planes. A Typical Month The aviation program is very busy, and in a typical month does a variety of different flights and programs. Below is an overview of the program looking at what happens over the course of a […]

Save the Date – Mano a Mano Open House Saturday, August 17

You are Invited You are invited to Mano a Mano’s first open house in our new office/warehouse location! There will be drinks and snacks, and a Mano a Mano volunteer is bringing his wood-fired oven and will be making pizzas. The open house is a casual event for Mano a Mano supporters and volunteers to check […]

Malala Day – Education for Every Child

“One child, one teacher, one book, and one pen can change the world. Education is the only solution.” - Malala Yousafzai Last Friday Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations to appeal for free, compulsory education for every child. From the New York Times (click here to see the full article): In a speech at the United Nations […]

Water Flowing at the Demonstration and Training Center!

We just received news that water is running from the new well at the CEA (Demonstration and Training Center, by its acronym in Spanish; learn about this project here), everyone is very happy and excited about this! Adding a Well The sample atajado (pond) on the grounds collects only rain water and thus does not […]

Teacher Exchange Pilot Project in Arani, Bolivia

The Project Last month 9 teachers from the US traveled to Bolivia as part of a teacher exchange pilot program that we are working on, where teachers from the US and Bolivia can meet and discuss education challenges to teaching in both countries and share some of the solutions they have developed with each other. The […]