Reframing Community Development Workshop

Reframing Community Development Workshop Yesterday, Mano a Mano hosted a workshop titled “Reframing Community Development: A Conversation among Faith Leaders in the Twin Cities.” The workshop was hosted by Mano a Mano co-founder Joan Velasquez, Ph.D., and Janel Kragt Bakker, Associate Director of Collegeville Institute; and used Mano a Mano and sister church relationships as […]

Center for Ecological Agriculture Video

Festival Bolivia Results – $43K Raised for the CEA On Saturday, May 9th, Mano a Mano celebrated 21 years in operation and gathered with Mano a Mano friends at the Earle Brown Heritage Center for Festival Bolivia 2015. The event went very well, and Mano a Mano raised $43,000! The funds will support our Center for […]

Wirkini Water Project Update – May 2015

Wirkini Water Project Update – May 2015 Work continues on Mano a Mano’s agricultural water reservoir in Wirkini, Bolivia in the Province of Tiraque, Department of Cochabamba, and is about 12,700 feet above sea level in the Bolivian Altiplano. The reservoir will provide irrigation water to at least 341 Bolivian farm families in the area […]

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 […]