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 […]

One Family’s Greenhouse in Huayco Arriba, Bolivia

One Family’s Greenhouse in Huayco Arriba, Bolivia Justinano’s wife said that before they built the greenhouse, Don Justiniano would say “I am not an animal to eat greens; why would I waste my time on building a greenhouse?” Now that we have a greenhouse that I am tending to (along with my son’s help with watering), what we […]

Oxford Development Abroad Volunteers in Tapacari, Bolivia – 2015

Oxford Development Abroad Volunteers in Tapacari, Bolivia – 2015 These are a few pictures from the group of volunteers from Oxford Development Abroad (ODA) that worked with Mano a Mano in August/September 2015 (learn more about ODA on their website). Last year’s project was focused on building greenhouses for rural farm families to improve food security and […]

Biosand Water Filter Project in Jironkota, Bolivia

Biosand Water Filter Project in Jironkota, Bolivia People in Jironkota, Bolivia are now using the biosand water filters built in collaboration with Mano a Mano earlier this year! So far, 37 families have had water filters installed at their homes. 220 residents have been trained on the importance of clean water, along with 24 officials […]

33 Pictures from Oxford Development Abroad’s August 2014 Trip to Bolivia

Oxford Development Abroad (ODA) is a student group at the University of Oxford that partners with nonprofits around the world, spends the academic year raising funds for their trip and for a selected project with the organization, and then spends 6 weeks or more volunteering with the organization on the project they have contributed funding to. This […]