Travel to Bolivia with Mano a Mano: March 9-18, 2019

Travel to Bolivia with Mano a Mano: March 9-18, 2019 Mano a Mano invites you to join us on a nine-day trip to Cochabamba, Bolivia. Through this unique travel experience you will meet high Andean subsistence farm families and become immersed in their daily lives. You will learn how Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological […]

March 2018 Trip to Bolivia

March 2018 Trip to Bolivia In March, a group of travelers from Florida and Minnesota went to Bolivia with Mano a Mano to get a firsthand look at our organization, our projects, and the communities that we partner with. While there, they attended a distribution of medical supplies shipped from Minnesota, visited Mano a Mano’s […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Peg Thomas

Volunteer Spotlight: Peg Thomas How Did You Get Started Volunteering for Mano a Mano? I knew [Mano a Mano Co-Founder] Segundo because he was a board member on the Sundance Foundation, where I’m the Executive Director. We’ve provided some small grants to Mano a Mano over the years. Recently I made a commitment to go […]

Travel to Bolivia with Mano a Mano in March 2018

Travel to Bolivia with Mano a Mano in March 2018 Mano a Mano invites you to join us on a unique journey to Bolivia to see projects that accomplished our original vision and so much more. Visit a medical center created by Mano a Mano in 1997. The surrounding community and its local government have, […]

Princeton University Bridge Year Students Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Princeton University Bridge Year Students Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture We were happy to have students from this year’s Princeton University Bridge Year Bolivia program stop by Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) on Friday! Working with Lindsay from Princeton’s 2016-2017 Program Mano a Mano had the good fortune to have Lindsay […]

From 8,500 Feet Above Sea Level to 16,500 Feet Above Sea Level

From 8,500 Feet Above Sea Level to 16,500 Feet Above Sea Level Mano a Mano’s counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo completed a new 54-mile road in Cotagaita, Bolivia in 2008 – still our longest road project to date. The Cotagaita road goes from 8,500 feet above sea level to 16,500 feet above sea […]

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 […]

Maldonado Water Project Update From Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez

Maldonado Water Project Update From Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez is currently in Bolivia as part of a trip that includes visits from Rotary Clubs and Twin Cities-area teachers. He recently visited one of Mano a Mano’s water projects in progress in Maldonado, and sent a few pictures along […]

Last Days at Mano a Mano Internacional

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Lindsay Emi. Lindsay is a writer and student from Los Angeles, California. She is eighteen years old and a volunteer from Princeton University’s Bridge Year Program in Bolivia. She will spend six months in Cochabamba volunteering with Mano a Mano, and then attend Princeton beginning in the fall of […]

“Beyond Sustainability” Travel to Omereque

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Lindsay Emi. Lindsay is a writer and student from Los Angeles, California. She is eighteen years old and a volunteer from Princeton University’s Bridge Year Program in Bolivia. She will spend six months in Cochabamba volunteering with Mano a Mano, and then attend Princeton beginning in the fall of […]