Training Workshop for Sacabamba Students and Teachers

Training Workshop for Sacabamba Students and Teachers Today, 19 students (ages 16 & 17) and 3 teachers from Sacabamba, Bolivia are participating in a training workshop through Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture. The training workshop is complementing the infrastructure projects currently being built, in order to provide a comprehensive project for the community […]

Community Greenhouses in Sacabamba

Community Greenhouses in Sacabamba Over the summer, Mano a Mano has been working on completing 3 large community greenhouses in Sacabamba, Bolivia. Each community greenhouse is the equivalent of 7-8 normal greenhouses. This project has been a collaboration between Mano a Mano, the municipal government of Sacabamba, the local community, and volunteers from Oxford Development […]

A Look Back At What We Did in 2017 – Mano a Mano 2017 Annual Report

A Look Back At What We Did in 2017 – Mano a Mano 2017 Annual Report Mano a Mano’s biggest strength is our community-based partnership model – bringing many people together to accomplish things that none of us could do on our own. Every activity, every project new or old, every event, depends on the dedication & […]

204 Greenhouses Built in Rural Bolivia

204 Greenhouses Built in Rural Bolivia Over the past few years, Mano a Mano has partnered with rural Bolivian farmers to construct 204 greenhouses. Each is projected to last for 20 years with minimal maintenance. Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) To help farmers increase crop production over the long-term, Mano a Mano constructed an agricultural […]

Down and Dirty: Compost Day at the CEA

Editors Note: This article was written by Morgan Harden, a recent graduate of Kenyon College. She has degrees in Spanish Literature and English, with a creative writing emphasis, which she uses to write, translate, and share stories. Drawn to its story and collaborative model, she began volunteering remotely for Mano a Mano after her graduation. This […]

7 Piglets Born at the Center of Ecological Agriculture This Week

7 Piglets Born at the Center of Ecological Agriculture This Week A few days ago, 7 baby pigs (piglets) were born at Mano a Mano’s Center of Ecological Agriculture (CEA)! The CEA has many kinds of livestock that are typical for farmers in rural Bolivia, from a cow and pigs to chickens and guinea pigs. […]

Step by Step: Mano a Mano Workshop #3 in Chapare

Editors Note: This article was written by Morgan Harden, a recent graduate of Kenyon College. She has degrees in Spanish Literature and English, with a creative writing emphasis, which she uses to write, translate, and share stories. Drawn to its story and collaborative model, she began volunteering remotely for Mano a Mano after her graduation. This […]

70 Students from Unidad Educativa Santa Luisa de Marillac Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture

70 Students from Unidad Educativa Santa Luisa de Marillac Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture Yesterday, 70 Students from the Unidad Educativa Santa Luisa de Marillac visited Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture. The Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) provides low-cost, low-tech training for rural Bolivian farmers; as part of its training it also […]

Cochabamba-Area Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Cochabamba-Area Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture The Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) provides low-cost, low-tech training for rural Bolivian farmers; as part of its training it also hosts kids from the city and surrounding urban and peri-urban areas to learn more what life is like in rural areas, and about topics like the […]

Practical Session: Harvesting Radishes in Bolivia

Practical Session: Harvesting Radishes in Bolivia Watch a brief video of women harvesting radishes as part of the practical session of an agricultural training workshop at Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) last week: Mano a Mano hosts workshops at the CEA regularly on a variety of topics, with the goal of helping […]