Training Workshop for Sacabamba Students and Teachers

Training Workshop for Sacabamba Students and Teachers Today, 19 students (ages 16 & 17) and 3 teachers from Sacabamba, Bolivia are participating in a training workshop through Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture. The training workshop is complementing the infrastructure projects currently being built, in order to provide a comprehensive project for the community […]

A Look Back At What We Did in 2017 – Mano a Mano 2017 Annual Report

A Look Back At What We Did in 2017 – Mano a Mano 2017 Annual Report Mano a Mano’s biggest strength is our community-based partnership model – bringing many people together to accomplish things that none of us could do on our own. Every activity, every project new or old, every event, depends on the dedication & […]

Building a Physical Therapy Cage Out of Pallets

Training Workshop for Physical Therapists in Cochabamba Over the weekend of March 16-17, 2018, Mano a Mano hosted a training workshop for 40 physical therapists. The primary focus of the workshop was to ensure that people that work at organizations that receive donated medical and orthopedic supplies from Mano a Mano are able to maximize […]

Mano a Mano’s Health Education Program – 4th Quarter 2017

Mano a Mano’s Health Education Program – 4th Quarter 2017 A central component of Mano a Mano’s health program is to provide health education: to communities through providing training for volunteer health promoters to communities through weekend health clinics providing basic services to Mano a Mano’s clinic staff as continuing health education to medical professionals from […]

New Schools and Clinics in Bolivia – 2017

New Schools and Clinics in Bolivia – 2017 In the second half of 2017, our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia completed 2 new school projects and 4 new clinic projects in rural Bolivia. The goal of these projects is to provide access to health care and education for isolated communities, in order to ultimately […]

Step by Step: Mano a Mano Workshop #3 in Chapare

Editors Note: This article was written by Morgan Harden, a recent graduate of Kenyon College. She has degrees in Spanish Literature and English, with a creative writing emphasis, which she uses to write, translate, and share stories. Drawn to its story and collaborative model, she began volunteering remotely for Mano a Mano after her graduation. This […]

Cochabamba-Area Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Cochabamba-Area Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture The Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) provides low-cost, low-tech training for rural Bolivian farmers; as part of its training it also hosts kids from the city and surrounding urban and peri-urban areas to learn more what life is like in rural areas, and about topics like the […]

Education Minnesota Article – Minnesota Teachers Bring Training to Rural Bolivia

Education Minnesota Article – Minnesota Teachers Bring Training to Rural Bolivia Education Minnesota wrote a nice article about Jackie Smith and Debbie Hadas; Jackie and Debbie have been a huge part of Mano a Mano’s teacher training trips to Bolivia over the past 5 years. Click here to read the article: ‘Minnesota teachers bring training to rural […]

31 Pictures from Minnesota Teacher Trip to Bolivia – June 2017

31 Pictures from Minnesota Teacher Trip to Bolivia – June 2017 In June 2017, Minnesota teachers traveled to Bolivia to visit rural Bolivian schools and view teaching methods, develop curriculum with their teachers, learn how they keep parents involved, and have an opportunity to interact with them in informal as well as classroom settings. We […]

Guitarrani School Plaque

Guitarrani School Plaque Thanks to our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia for this nice plaque (our scanner reflects off the metal a little weird)! Our co-founder Segundo Velasquez just got back to Minnesota after a month in Bolivia, which included a trip to Bolivia with Rotary members to attend the dedication ceremony for this […]