Gaining Ground Book Review on Peace Corps Worldwide

Gaining Ground Book Review on Peace Corps Worldwide A really nice review of Mano a Mano’s book ‘Gaining Ground: A Blueprint to Community-Based International Development’ was recently posted on Peace Corps Worldwide. Here is an excerpt from the review: “This is an awesome “how to” book, not a novel with only love and excitement . . . […]

Gaining Ground Ebook Now Available

Gaining Ground Ebook Now Available Mano a Mano’s book, Gaining Ground: A Blueprint for Community-Based International Development, is now available as an ebook! It’s available via a variety of formats, priced at $9.99, and is listed below with the links included: Amazon Kindle Barnes & Noble Nook Kobo Apple ibooks (go to Itunes and search “Gaining […]

Gaining Ground Book Won First Place at MIPA Book Awards

Gaining Ground Book Won First Place at MIPA Book Awards Gaining Ground, Mano a Mano’s book published in 2014, recently won first place in the Inspirational Book category at the Midwest Independent Publishers Association (MIPA) Midwest Book Awards in May 2015. Our co-founders Joan and Segundo Velasquez, and our Bolivian visitors who were in town, attended the awards ceremony, […]

Reframing Community Development Workshop

Reframing Community Development Workshop Yesterday, Mano a Mano hosted a workshop titled “Reframing Community Development: A Conversation among Faith Leaders in the Twin Cities.” The workshop was hosted by Mano a Mano co-founder Joan Velasquez, Ph.D., and Janel Kragt Bakker, Associate Director of Collegeville Institute; and used Mano a Mano and sister church relationships as […]

Gaining Ground is Here!

Mano a Mano’s book, Gaining Ground: A Blueprint for Community-Based International Development, is now available! More Details and Book Purchase Information To learn more about the book, and how to purchase, please CLICK THIS LINK to go to the book page on our website. You can also directly purchase the book here on the Beaver’s […]

20th Anniversary Celebration Video

On Saturday night, Mano a Mano celebrated our 20th year in operation with food, Bolivian-inspired music from Leo and Kathy Lara, and the release of Gaining Ground, Mano a Mano’s new book! As part of the event, we also showed a video highlighting Bolivians from rural areas talking about the impact that Mano a Mano projects […]

Halfway to our Goal Just One Week In!

Just one week into our Indiegogo campaign to help get our Mano a Mano book – Gaining Ground: A Blueprint for Community-Based International Development – published and we are nearly halfway to our goal! Learn more about the book HERE. Thanks to everyone that has supported this project so far!

The Mano a Mano Book

Mano a Mano is in the process of publishing a book! For more detailed information about the book, and to make a donation to help get this book published (once the book is published, all proceeds from book sales will go directly to support Mano a Mano) please visit our Indiegogo page.