World Water Day – “Water is Life”
Today is World Water Day, an initiative that came out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro recognizing the critical role that water plays in peoples’ lives.
Mano a Mano has been working in partnership with local Bolivian communities since 2005 on water projects. Water is critical; as the communities always tell us “water is life.” One of our current water projects is constructing a large-scale agricultural water reservoir in Sancayani, Bolivia.
Over 3,000,000 of Bolivia