Families Benefiting from the Wirkini Water Reservoir

Families Benefiting from the Wirkini Water Reservoir Paulino Rocha Gonzales, 44 years old, married with 4 children living in Iluri Grande, Tiraque Province, is a direct beneficiary of the waters made possible by the Wirkini reservoir. He mentions that the water in the reservoir is currently full, with the excess water flowing through the overflow […]

Everything Starts With the Community

Everything Starts With the Community Everything that Mano a Mano does starts with the community – hand in hand. They come to us to ask for our help on projects that they have identified, they provide a percentage of the project’s costs (along with the Municipality), they provide volunteer labor throughout construction, and they take […]

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 […]

Making a Difference in Rural Bolivia

“There are very few organizations that go to the communities that are far away [from the cities]. Thanks to Mano a Mano this has been broken, and Mano a Mano has dedicated itself to support these communities that are the most poor. For that reason we are thankful, and obviously we are thankful and we […]

Mano a Mano Health Program Update – First Quarter 2014

Health Program Update – First Quarter 2014 Below is an update on our health programs, that are run by Mano a Mano’s counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia, for the first quarter of 2014. Delivered 706 Babies Infant and maternal health is one of the primary services in our clinics. In the first quarter of 2014 […]

Improving Water Collection for the Ucuchi Reservoir

On December 20, residents of Ucuchi (just outside of Cochabamba) worked alongside staff from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo to improve the collection channels that direct water to the reservoir, in order to increase the volume of water. Mano a Mano’s First Water Reservoir This water reservoir in Ucuchi was the first […]

Community Showing Appreciation for an Upcoming Road Project

Last week, as our staff from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo was signing an agreement to improve the road connecting the community of Ceivas (in the Municipality of Pasorapa) to Cochabamba, one of the residents quickly put together a song to show his appreciation for Mano a Mano and the project.

Frogtown Green

There was a nice mention about Mano a Mano from our neighbors at the Frogtown Green website. Frogtown Green is a neighborhood coalition with the goal of making Frogtown ‘the greenest neighborhood in Saint Paul, Minnesota.’ We are happy to be a part of the Frogtown neighborhood after moving here in January and moving out of our co-founders’ home […]

Update on 56-Kilometer Road Project in El Palmar

Mano a Mano has recently been working on a road in the municipality of Culpina, department of Chuquisaca, Bolivia. Current Status The road project  is completed to about kilometer 40 out of a planned 56.6 km. According to Ivo Velasquez, Project Manager for Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo, the most difficult portions of the road, […]