Working Hand-In-Hand to Improve Lives in Rural Bolivia

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Is to create partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities that improve health and increase economic well-being.

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What Does Mano a Mano Do?

Bolivians have access to health care for the first time

Bolivians have received emergency air rescues

Million pounds of medical, school, and construction supplies shipped

Miles of roads built or improved

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Water Flowing at New Well in Tajamar, Bolivia

Water Flowing at New Well in Tajamar, Bolivia

Water is flowing at our newly-drilled water well in Tajamar, Bolivia! More than 400 families (about 2,400 people) will benefit. With the well drilled and water flowing, we next installed a pump to extract the water. The well is 200 feet deep and is currently providing...

Restarting Construction on School & Clinic Projects in Bolivia

Restarting Construction on School & Clinic Projects in Bolivia

As of late September, our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia has restarted construction on a new school in Kapajtala, along with a few other health and education infrastructure projects that have been on hold during the quarantine and COVID-19 restrictions...

Drilling 4 Water Wells in Rural Cochabamba

Drilling 4 Water Wells in Rural Cochabamba

This morning, our well-drilling operators from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo are traveling to the community of Tajamar/Laguna Sulti in the Municipality of Punata to set up and drill one of four wells Mano a Mano will be building in the area....

Shipping 50,000+ Pounds of Supplies For Bolivia

Shipping 50,000+ Pounds of Supplies For Bolivia

Over the past week, we have been busy loading 2 40-foot containers with well over 50,000 pounds of medical supplies, mobility equipment, office furniture, and many other items at our St. Paul warehouse. We are still tinkering and adding a few more things in any...

One Year Ago Today: Mano a Mano Celebrated 25 Years in Operation

One Year Ago Today: Mano a Mano Celebrated 25 Years in Operation

Last year on this day, Mano a Mano was celebrating 25 years in operation; what a difference a year makes. Although 2020 has been a challenging year, Mano a Mano continues to work, which you can read about in more detail at the bottom of this post. But just for today,...

Donating Medical Supplies to Colquiri, Bolivia Hospital

Donating Medical Supplies to Colquiri, Bolivia Hospital

On Saturday, Mano a Mano donated medical supplies and equipment for the hospital in Colquiri - a municipality in the department of La Paz that is roughly equidistant from the cities of Cochabamba and La Paz (a 4-hour drive from either city). Staff drove to our...

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