During the week of July 31-August 6, our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Internacional hosted workshops on Sustainable Gardening and Physical Therapy for dozens of Bolivian University students.

These continuing education and training workshops complement Mano a Mano’s community development projects built in partnership with Bolivian communities.

Training in Sustainable Gardening

Physical Therapy Workshop for 32 Students from San Simon University

Thanks to Mano a Mano Volunteers Grace and Lasse!

Thanks to Mano a Mano volunteers Grace and Lasse, who are spending a few months with our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Internacional! As part of their time, they are putting together weekly newsletters providing a snapshot of the many activities going on at Mano a Mano Internacional – through the CEA, physical therapy program, and medical supply distribution program.

Grace bio: Grace Jones is a volunteer in the Ingram Scholars Program, a program dedicated to cultivating a lifelong commitment to addressing societal problems. Grace is driven by sustainable community development rooted in the community’s voice. She is working with Mano a Mano International through August before returning to Nashville, TN, to attend Vanderbilt University. (Grace returned to the US this week; thank you for all of your work with Mano a Mano!)

Lasse bio: Lasse Heuner is a volunteer from Xanten, Germany. Lasse is interested in sustainability and development. He will stay until mid-August before returning to Germany to start studying mechanical engineering.

More Updates from Grace and Lasse in Recent Months