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; […]

Wirkini Water Reservoir is Full

 Wirkini Water Reservoir is Full Mano a Mano’s water reservoir in Wirkini, Bolivia – completed in October 2016 – is completely full of water right now and almost ready to overflow. The current levels are especially impressive considering that the community has already received multiple releases of water, and that Bolivia is in the midst […]

“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 […]

Wirkini Water Reservoir Dedicated Yesterday

Wirkini Water Reservoir Dedicated Yesterday (Oct. 18, 2016) Mano a Mano’s newest reservoir in Wirkini, Bolivia was inaugurated yesterday! The project provides year-round access to water for more than 2,000 people in 5 surrounding communities. Note From Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez in Attendance for the Dedication Yesterday Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez […]

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 […]

Water Flowing In Wirkini

Water Flowing In Wirkini Water flowing from Mano a Mano’s newest reservoir project in Wirkini, Bolivia. Now, Wirkini farmers have access to water year-round to irrigate their fields; they can have better yields and grow a wider variety of foods to improve nutrition for their families and improve their incomes. #water #farm #family #agriculture #health […]

Wirkini Water Reservoir is Now Complete

Wirkini Water Reservoir is Now Complete Mano a Mano’s Wirkini water reservoir project is now complete! This project was extremely difficult, and we had to overcome many challenges and issues, but we are very pleased that the people of Wirkini will have more water then they have ever seen before. The project will be officially […]

Visiting the Wirkini Water Project

Visiting the Wirkini Water Project Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez was recently in Bolivia. During his trip he had the opportunity to visit the water project in Wirkini, Bolivia that is almost done and already being used. Segundo sent the note below about Wirkini: “During my trip I visited the Wirkini water reservoir project […]

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 […]