This week first-year agronomy students traveled from Chapare, a tropical region 4 hours from the Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA), for a week-long series of workshops and practices on the farm. Though they were sad to leave, we are excited to see some of them back next  week as volunteers and of their immense growth over this week!

Keep reading for a peak into a week in their lives here as well as new baby animals & medical donations to a rural Bolivian municipality (here is a PDF of this weekly newsletter from Mano a Mano volunteers Grace and Lasse):

Weekly Newsletter: July 10-July 16, 2023

Video – Baby Sheep Being Born

Pictures from the Week

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.

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.

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