Climate Change & Sustainable Agriculture Workshop for Bolivian Farmers

Climate Change & Sustainable Agriculture Workshop for Bolivian Farmers 21 farmers participated in a 2-day workshop a few days ago at Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) in Cochabamba, Bolivia to learn about topics related to climate change and sustainable agriculture. The purpose of the CEA is to provide low-cost, low-tech training & […]

Congratulations Sarah Lance – Opus Prize 2016 Winner!

Congratulations Sarah Lance – Opus Prize 2016 Winner! Congratulations to Sarah Lance, who won the 2016 Opus Prize last night at the annual Opus Prize event, held this year at Creighton University! Sarah is the co-founder of Sari Bari, an organization based in Kolkata, India. Sari Bari provides dozens of women who had been ensnared in […]

Mano a Mano’s Second Large-Scale Distribution Event in October: Ceremony and More Behind-the-Scenes

This is a guest post by Lindsay Emi. Lindsay is a writer and student from Los Angeles, California. She is eighteen years old and a volunteer from Princeton University’s Bridge Year Program in Bolivia. She will spend six months in Cochabamba volunteering with Mano a Mano, and then attend Princeton beginning in the fall of […]

Providing Instruments for Biopsies

Providing Instruments for Biopsies Charo, a registered nurse with instrument specialization, provides post-natal care in one of Bolivia’s public hospitals. When her patients showed symptoms of cancer during a routine visit, Charo had to travel to a private hospital in another city, borrow the instruments, and return them after performing a biopsy.  Travel to a […]

The Life Cycle of a Donated Item to Mano a Mano

The Life Cycle of a Donated Item to Mano a Mano Mano a Mano ships a lot of supplies from Minnesota to Bolivia – around 100,000 pounds a year, minimum. Check out a step-by-step overview of the journey these supplies take every time we ship: Support Mano a Mano on Give to the Max Day […]

Interested in Traveling to Bolivia? Join Us in March 2017

Interested in Traveling to Bolivia? Join Us in March 2017 Mano a Mano’s next trip to Bolivia will be March 18th-26th, 2017. Mano a Mano invites you to join us on a unique journey to Bolivia to see projects that accomplished our original vision and so much more. Be immersed in the daily lives of subsistence […]

Post From Ray – Distributing Supplies in Bolivia

Post From Ray – Distributing Supplies in Bolivia Mano a Mano volunteer Ray Wiedmeyer spent most of the month of October in Bolivia with Mano a Mano, helping out with the many activities and getting a better understanding of the distribution process in Bolivia. Ray is our volunteer warehouse coordinator in our St. Paul, Minnesota […]