Maldonado Water Project Update – Late June 2017

Maldonado Water Project Update – Late June 2017 Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez just got back from a trip to Bolivia, which included a site visit to our water project underway in Maldonado, Bolivia: I just came back from Bolivia.  I want to tell you that the Maldonado project is coming along quite well. […]

Workshop Topics at the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Workshop Topics at the Center for Ecological Agriculture One of the focus programs at Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture is providing training workshops for rural Bolivian communities that help improve their farming knowledge & techniques. Our staff at Mano a Mano Internacional has put together the banners below that they use during their […]

Video Tour: Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Video Tour: Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture in Cochabamba, Bolivia Take a tour of our Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia with Mano a Mano agronomists Camila and Victor: Video Credit: William Wroblewski The CEA Has Grown Since its Inception in 2012 The CEA was started in 2012 with […]

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 […]

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 […]

18 Photos From an Environmental Workshop on January 18, 2017

18 Photos From an Environmental Workshop on January 18, 2017 On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 Mano a Mano hosted a workshop for 14 community leaders from Lapiani, Tapacari Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. The workshop focused on methods for caring for the environment, along with principles of ecological agriculture. Photo Album of Environmental Workshop on Facebook […]

14 Pictures from the Center for Ecological Agriculture – January 2017

14 Pictures from the Center for Ecological Agriculture – January 2017 These 14 pictures are from Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) over the past few weeks. (Thanks to Mano a Mano volunteer Natalie Makepeace for taking the pictures!) The goal of the CEA is to provide low-cost, low-tech tools & training for […]

Learn More About Mano a Mano’s Environmental Education Workshops in Bolivia

Learn More About Mano a Mano’s Environmental Education Workshops in Bolivia Mano a Mano staff traveled to 4 communities in the municipality of Omereque, Bolivia on December 19-21 to provide environmental education workshops, and visit some of the water ponds (atajados) that Mano a Mano has built in the area. Staff from Mano a Mano […]

Water Ponds in Omereque, Bolivia

Water Ponds in Omereque, Bolivia Mano a Mano staff traveled to 4 communities in the municipality of Omereque, Bolivia on December 19-21 to provide environmental education workshops, and visit some of the water ponds (atajados) that Mano a Mano has built in the area. In 2010, Mano a Mano built 153 atajados, or small water ponds, […]

Environmental Workshop in Omereque, Bolivia

Environmental Workshop in Omereque, Bolivia Last week, staff and volunteers from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Internacional traveled to Huertas, Omereque, Bolivia to provide an environmental workshop to residents. Workshop Topics The workshop focused on easy ways to care for the environment and basic sanitation issues. These workshops are a part of Mano a […]