In December 2014 Mano a Mano built a new large school in Esmeralda, Bolivia. Esmeralda is a community of about 1,000 people in the municipality of Omereque, department of Cochabamba, Bolivia – about a 4-hour drive from the city of Cochabamba. The new Esmeralda school is a 2-story building with 10 fully-furnished classrooms, community bathrooms (with 2 showers and 6 bathrooms), and 2 laundry stations. The school marks Mano a Mano’s 52nd education project in Bolivia.
The new school will be a much more comfortable learning environment for the 325 students in Esmeralda and the surrounding areas, and a more comfortable working environment for the teachers.
Esmeralda is one of only a handful of Mano a Mano projects of 2 stories.
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