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 […]

Food for Thought: Mano a Mano Workshop #5 in Japo, Bolivia

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 […]

Visit to Tapacarí: Greenhouses & Workshops to Improve Nutrition (March 7-8, 2017)

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 […]

Farmers Visiting Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture for Eco-Education

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that will be working with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for the next few months. This is Sam’s third post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, and CLICK […]

Mano a Mano’s Winter Greenhouse Construction Project is Halfway Complete

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that will be working with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for the next few months. This is Sam’s second post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA). We […]

Update By Mano a Mano Volunteer Sam From Our Center for Ecological Agriculture – August 2016

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that will be working with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for the next few months. This was written in early/mid August 2016 about the first week of work at the Center for Ecological Agriculture for Sam and volunteers from […]

60th Anniversary Cake

60th Anniversary Cake Celebrating a 60th anniversary 9,000 feet above sea level in Bolivia In a 2014 expedition to Jironkota to build greenhouses, Mano a Mano Internacional Director María Blanca found out during the long drive that one of the couples was celebrating their SIXTIETH wedding anniversary! She couldn’t believe that people would do that. She wanted […]