Water is More than 50 Feet Deep in the Wirkini Reservoir

Water is More than 50 Feet Deep in the Wirkini Reservoir The water in Mano a Mano’s water reservoir in Wirkini, Bolivia is nearly overflowing, and is over 50 feet deep: When the project was dedicated in October 2016 it was 20 feet deep: Farmers in the community have had ample water for their crops; […]

Video: Wirkini Community Talks About Their New Water Reservoir

Video: Wirkini Community Talks About Their New Water Reservoir Mano a Mano completed a new water reservoir in Wirkini, Bolivia in October 2016, and the residents are excited for the possibilities that it brings to help them improve their yields, plant more crops, and ultimately improve their lives. Video Credit: William Wroblewski Mano a Mano Water […]

“This Reservoir is the Inheritance For Our Children”

“This Reservoir is the Inheritance For Our Children” People standing on the levee wall of Mano a Mano’s water reservoir in Wirkini, Bolivia which was dedicated last week. 347 families – more than 2,000 people – now have consistent access to water, to grow more crops and be able to better provide for their families. […]

Farmers and Mano a Mano Celebrate Wirkini Water Reservoir Dedication

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 seventh post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, CLICK HERE to read […]

New Reservoir Ensures Water Security For Hundreds of Bolivians

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 fifth post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, CLICK HERE to read […]

New Pictures From Wirkini Water Reservoir Project

New Pictures From Wirkini Water Reservoir Project Our staff in Bolivia just sent us these 2 pictures from Wirkini this week: Learn More About the Wirkini Water Reservoir Project Mano a Mano’s water reservoir in Wirkini was a huge project, that took years of hard work and included many setbacks. But now the project is […]

Water Already Collecting in Wirkini Reservoir

Water Already Collecting in Wirkini Reservoir Our Wirkini Water Reservoir is finally showing – physically – the tremendous amount of work Mano a Mano has invested in this project (in reality, all water projects are very time consuming). In Wirkini, we have worked for a long time on the foundation and below ground level, digging down […]

More Pictures from Wirkini Water Project

More Pictures from Wirkini Water Project Yesterday we posted a few pictures updating progress on our water project in Wirkini, Bolivia for June 2015. Last night Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo staff sent a few more photos from the project taken in the past few days. Once complete, the reservoir will provide irrigation water to at […]

Wirkini Water Reservoir Project 35% Complete

Wirkini Water Reservoir Project 35% Complete Mano a Mano’s water project in Wirkini, Bolivia is about 35% complete! The working conditions are very challenging – it is about 13,000 feet above sea level and very cold and windy – but when complete will provide consistent access to water for more than 2,000 people. Learn more […]

Wirkini Water Reservoir Construction – September 2014

14 Pictures from Wirkini Water Reservoir Construction – September 2014 Post by Mano a Mano International. More Information about Wirkini Water Reservoir Wirkini project overview Pictures from May 2014 – Beginning of construction Construction update from mid-May 2014 Pictures frim July 2014 Pictures from August 2014 Overview of impact of Mano a Mano’s water projects […]