Work on the Road to San Lorenzo

Work on the Road to San Lorenzo The 100 year flooding of 2014 in the tropical area of Beni devastated the minimal road and bridge infrastructure the communities of San Lorenzo and surrounding areas depended on. Even prior to this flooding, the community of San Lorenzo had been requesting assistance from Mano a Mano to […]

Improving the Road From San Luis to San Lorenzo

Improving the Road From San Luis to San Lorenzo Our co-founder Segundo Velasquez is currently in Bolivia, and he recently visited San Lorenzo. He sent the following note yesterday about his visit: Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo personnel are fixing the road from San Luis to San Lorenzo. Workers are doing a wonderful and beautiful […]

El Palmar Road Project – Almost a Year Ago

El Palmar Road Project – Almost a Year Ago It’s been almost a year since Mano a Mano dedicated a 60-kilometer (37+ miles) road project in El Palmar, Bolivia. This was one of our most challenging projects in our history, and for us was a huge accomplishment to complete. Thanks to everyone that collaborated with […]

El Palmar Road Project Update

El Palmar Road Completed by Mano a Mano in October 2014 In late October 2014, Mano a Mano dedicated one of our most challenging projects to date – a 37+ mile road project in El Palmar, Bolivia, a small community in the department of Chuquisaca, province of Sud Cinti, municipality of Culpina (there were 7 dedication […]

El Palmar Road Project Being Dedicated this Week

El Palmar Road Project Being Dedicated this Week   Post by Mano a Mano International.  

Teacher Conference, Agriculture Fair in El Palmar, Bolivia

Mano a Mano has been working on a large road project in El Palmar, Bolivia for years, which is now operational (we are still working on a few small elements, but the road is basically complete). Every project is a huge collaborative effort; read more about our partnership model here. In the past month there […]

Mano a Mano Case Study on Open Road Website

Mano a Mano Case Study on Open Road Website Mano a Mano is featured as a case study on the Open Road Alliance website for their support of our road project in Culpina, Bolivia. Because we work in extremely isolated rural areas, there are many difficulties and unexpected issues that come up during any project, […]

Looking Back at the Cotagaita Road Project

As we get closer to completing our large road project in El Palmar, below is a video highlighting one of our other major road projects in Cotagaita that was completed a few years ago. The Cotagaita road project is 86.9 kilometers, and goes from 8,500 feet above sea level to 16,500 feet above sea level. […]

El Palmar Road Project Photos

Here are a few photos from our road project in El Palmar, which is due to be completed this year! We currently have 8 staff working and living onsite, along with 9 pieces of heavy equipment. One of Our Most Challenging Projects Our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo has been working on this […]

Community Showing Appreciation for an Upcoming Road Project

Last week, as our staff from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo was signing an agreement to improve the road connecting the community of Ceivas (in the Municipality of Pasorapa) to Cochabamba, one of the residents quickly put together a song to show his appreciation for Mano a Mano and the project.