Sorting Supplies at the Mano a Mano Warehouse in Cochabamba

Sorting Supplies at the Mano a Mano Warehouse in Cochabamba Mano a Mano staff & volunteers ‘taking advantage’ of the national holiday to sort supplies! These supplies were sent from Minnesota late last year, and are sorted and organized by Mano a Mano for distribution to people and organizations in need throughout Bolivia. We just […]

Mid-February Update from the Center for Ecological Agriculture by Volunteer Lindsay Emi

Mid-February Update from the Center for Ecological Agriculture by Volunteer Lindsay Emi Editor’s Note: 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 […]

14 Photos: Starting Work on a New Water Project in Maldonado, Bolivia

14 Photos: Starting Work on a New Water Project in Maldonado, Bolivia Mano a Mano staff is starting work on a new water project in Maldonado, Bolivia. As with many of our projects, the working conditions are difficult: it is about 14,000 feet above sea level, and it is cold, wet, and windy. With the […]

Join Us July 23rd, 2017 for Mano a Mano’s 8th Annual Event

Join Us July 23rd, 2017 for Mano a Mano’s 8th Annual Event Join us for our 8th annual event – held for the first time at Mano a Mano’s office/warehouse in St. Paul! There will be beer and wine, pizza, a food truck, live music, silent auction, and tours & displays. We will have a […]

“With Water, We Can Improve Life For Our Families”

“With Water, We Can Improve Life For Our Families” Mano a Mano worked with the community of Sancayani, a rural Bolivian community high in the Andes mountains 14,000 feet above sea level, to build a water reservoir that can improve family nutrition and income for 9,600 Bolivians. This water project consists of two large water […]

Teacher Trip to Bolivia – June 2017

Teacher Trip to Bolivia – June 2017 Mano a Mano invites you to join a 9 day group trip for teachers to Cochabamba, Bolivia from June 17-25, 2017. We will visit rural Bolivian schools to view teaching methods, develop curriculum with their teachers, learn how they keep parents involved, and have an opportunity to interact […]

Four Containers With Almost 85,000 Pounds of Supplies En Route From Minnesota to Bolivia

Four Containers With Almost 85,000 Pounds of Supplies En Route From Minnesota to Bolivia This morning, all four containers – that Mano a Mano volunteers have spent the last few days loading – have been picked up from the Mano a Mano warehouse in St. Paul, Minnesota and are starting their journey to Bolivia. Nearly […]

Container Loading – Day One (Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017)

Container Loading – Day One (Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017) All 4 containers arrived at Mano a Mano yesterday, and today volunteers helped load 2 of the 4 containers. We’ll finish loading the other 2 containers tomorrow and Saturday morning. Thanks to everyone that helped out! For more information about this shipment and the surplus program, […]

Video: From Minnesota to Bolivia: Distributing Donated Medical Supplies

Video: From Minnesota to Bolivia: Distributing Donated Medical Supplies Mano a Mano collects donated supplies in Minnesota and ships them to Bolivia, where they are distributed to people and organizations in need throughout the country. Check out footage and interviews from our most recent large-scale distribution of supplies in October 2016 at the Mano a […]

When the Rain Won’t Come: Farmers Receive Agricultural Training and Workshops in Omereque

Editor’s Note: 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 […]