Dedicating a Water Reservoir in Maldonado, Bolivia

Dedicating a Water Reservoir in Maldonado, Bolivia On March 13, 2019 Mano a Mano dedicated a water reservoir project in the community of Maldonado, Bolivia. Mano a Mano staff started work on this water project in February 2017. As with many of our projects, the working conditions have been difficult: it is about 14,000 feet […]

Dedicating a Deep Well in Laguna Carmen, Bolivia

Dedicating a Deep Well in Laguna Carmen, Bolivia On March 15, 2019 Mano a Mano staff & visitors dedicated a deep well project with the community of Laguna Carmen, Bolivia. This pilot well provides access to clean drinking water for about 1,800 people whose well was collapsing. They are elated, commenting that the water is “sweet […]

Visiting Mano a Mano’s Newest Water Reservoir in Maldonado, Bolivia

Yesterday (February 26, 2019), Mano a Mano staff visited our newest water reservoir project in Maldonado, Bolivia – and it’s at close to full capacity of its maximum water level.

Mano a Mano Water Project in March 2019 Rotarian Magazine

Mano a Mano Water Project in March 2019 Rotarian Magazine One of Mano a Mano’s water projects in Omereque was mentioned in the most recent edition of The Rotarian. The text is below, or you can read a PDF of the March 2019 Rotarian article here. Omereque Water Projects Started with a Request from the […]

The Maldonado Water Reservoir is Full

The Maldonado Water Reservoir is Full Mano a Mano’s water reservoir project in Maldonado, Bolivia is one meter from at full capacity of its maximum water level. Mano a Mano staff started work on this water project in February 2017. As with many of our projects, the working conditions have been difficult: it is about 14,000 feet […]

Water Flowing at the Laguna Carmen Water Well

Water Flowing at the Laguna Carmen Water Well Water is flowing at the deep water well Mano a Mano drilled in Laguna Carmen a few weeks ago. We are sending water samples from this well to the University of San Simon in Cochabamba, Bolivia to test for bacteria. This pilot well now yields clean drinking water […]

The Laguna Sulti Water Reservoir is Full

The Laguna Sulti Water Reservoir is Full Mano a Mano staff visited the Laguna Sulti Water Reservoir recently, and it is full of water as the rainy season begins. In 2007, Mano a Mano completed this project, which provides water access to 3,600 Bolivians. Farmers there tell us that having water access almost guarantees them a […]

Drilling for Water in Kollpa Ciako, Bolivia

Drilling for Water in Kollpa Ciako, Bolivia Mano a Mano is currently drilling a water well in Kollpa Ciako, just past Punata from Cochabamba. We have reached 102 meters (334 feet), and we plan to drill to 120 meters (393 feet), and we have reached a source of water. Seeing the success of the work and […]

Drilling a Pilot Deep Water Well in Laguna Carmen, Bolivia

Drilling a Pilot Deep Water Well in Laguna Carmen, Bolivia After searching for two years, Mano a Mano located and purchased equipment that can successfully drill for water through hard rock to a depth of 340 meters. Working through the challenges of removing this machinery from the mine where it had been used in the […]

Improving Atajados (Water Ponds) in Pojo

Improving Atajados (Water Ponds) in Pojo Mano a Mano staff are preparing our heavy equipment to go to Pojo (Carrasco Province in the Department of Cochabamba), Bolivia to dredge 75 water ponds before the rainy season begins. Mano a Mano Water Projects Our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo partners with Bolivian communities to […]