Short Video: Water & School Projects, Trips to Bolivia

Short Video: Water & School Projects, Trips to Bolivia Yesterday we posted a wrap-up on the projects from the past month of August 2016 (you can read that post in its entirety here). Here is a brief Facebook video with pictures from the past month: A new water reservoir in Wirkini providing access to water […]

August 2016 Wrap-Up – New Water Reservoirs, New Schools, 2015 Annual Report

August 2016 Wrap-Up – New Water Reservoirs, New Schools, 2015 Annual Report With the month of August wrapping up, we wanted to do an overview of our blogposts from the past few weeks – there is a lot going on at Mano a Mano! There are links for each post at the bottom of the […]

One of Our Favorite Quotes

One of Our Favorite Quotes This quote from anthropologist Margaret Mead has always had special meaning for Mano a Mano (and is used in our book Gaining Ground: A Blueprint For Community-Based International Development). It’s possible to be a small organization and make a big impact in the world.

Update By Mano a Mano Volunteer Sam From Our Center for Ecological Agriculture – August 2016

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that will be working with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for the next few months. This was written in early/mid August 2016 about the first week of work at the Center for Ecological Agriculture for Sam and volunteers from […]

Minnesota Teacher Trip to Bolivia – June 2016

Minnesota Teacher Trip to Bolivia – June 2016 Below are a few pictures from our teacher trip to Bolivia in June 2016. This was Mano a Mano’s 4th year of hosting teacher trips to Bolivia. Minnesota teachers travel to Bolivia with Mano a Mano to participate in workshops with Bolivian teachers. This year focused on […]

New School Pictures From Inauguration in Comun Pampa, Bolivia

New School Pictures From Inauguration in Comun Pampa, Bolivia Below are pictures from the inauguration of Mano a Mano’s 58th school project dedicated earlier this month in Comun Pampa, Bolivia. Every project that Mano a Mano does, including this school in Comun Pampa, depends on many people working together. The Comun Pampa School project was […]

Mano a Mano Fundraiser at Rich’s Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. This Weekend

Mano a Mano Fundraiser at Rich’s Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. This Weekend This Saturday, August 27th, 2016 from 9a-4p, the Eyres are hosting a fundraising event for Mano a Mano and Heifer International at their nursery in Woodstock, Illinois. Below is an excerpt from their website about the event this weekend: “Rich and Susan Eyre, […]

Nice Article on Star Tribune About St. Paul Nonprofit CTI

Nice Article on Star Tribune About St. Paul Nonprofit CTI We were happy to see the recent article on the Star Tribune about the St. Paul-based nonprofit Compatible Technology International (CTI). You can read the article here. CTI is right down the street from Mano a Mano, and we actually bought a few of the […]

Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture Last Thursday, 81 1st and 2nd grade students from colegio Santa Luisa De Marillac in Cochabamba visited Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA). They watched educational videos about water conservation and use, toured the demonstration center, and played in the community park that is currently under construction […]

New Pictures From Wirkini Water Reservoir Project

New Pictures From Wirkini Water Reservoir Project Our staff in Bolivia just sent us these 2 pictures from Wirkini this week: Learn More About the Wirkini Water Reservoir Project Mano a Mano’s water reservoir in Wirkini was a huge project, that took years of hard work and included many setbacks. But now the project is […]