Our Airplane is En Route to Bolivia

Mano a Mano received a very generous grant earlier this year from the Lored Foundation that allowed us to purchase a twin-engine airplane for our aviation program in Bolivia. A second twin-engine plane was also donated to us around the same time; these two planes will greatly increase the capacity of our aviation program. Our first […]

A Look Back at What We Did in 2011 – Mano a Mano 2011 Annual Report

2011 Annual report This has been a good year for Mano a Mano! Although this is a difficult time for the economy in general and small nonprofits in particular, we have been able to accomplish a lot on a very limited budget. In Bolivia, we have continued to build a number of new infrastructure projects […]

Jusku Moll’e Water Project

We are happy to announce that the Rotary Foundation is helping to fund a large water reservoir project with Mano a Mano in Jusku Moll’e, Bolivia! Mano a Mano and Rotary have partnered on a number of other water projects in Bolivia (including reservoirs in the communities of Laguna Sulti and Choquechampi), and we are […]

Don Juan Batista, Bolivian Farmer, Talks About His Crops

Mano a Mano recently visited the community of Laguna Sulti, where we have constructed a water reservoir, and the community is very happy with the results. Dona Marta recently showed off her crops and expects a bumper crop this year. Don Juan Bastista, a 63-year old farmer who lives in Laguna Sulti, wanted to talk […]

Health Education Program

As part of our model, Mano a Mano clinics provide comprehensive health care to the community, focusing on basic services such as infant and maternal health, vaccinations, and dental care.  One of the most critical elements to ensure long-term success is our health education program. Mano a Mano’s network of clinics continues to grow (check […]

Bumper Corn Crop in Laguna Sulti, Bolivia

A few years ago Mano a Mano constructed a water reservoir in Laguna Sulti, Bolivia. This week during a visit to the community, local resident Dona Marta showed off her crops to Mano a Mano that have benefited from the water reservoir. She sharecrops her corn, and told us that her crops look very good […]

The Value of Having an Airplane

One day after the arrival of our first twin-engine plane, the value of having our aviation program was shown again. Our co-founder Segundo Velasquez is currently traveling in Bolivia with a group from the US. While there we found out that another organization that we have been in contact with for awhile had their staff […]

Our Plane Has Arrived in Bolivia!

The past few months has seen great improvements for our aviation program in Bolivia; we have been able to add 2 twin-engine airplanes to our current fleet of 2 single-engine planes. These planes were contributions from the Lored Foundation and Wagner Foundation, and greatly improve our capacity to provide services in Bolivia. Mano a Mano […]

Save the Date: Mano a Mano’s ‘Festival Bolivia’ on April 20, 2012

Mano a Mano is having its 3rd annual Spring Gala on Friday, April 20, 2012 at the St. Paul Hotel. It will feature an hors d’oeuvres reception, dinner, live auction, and live Bolivian music. View a PDF copy: Save the Date_Reduced Size Individual tickets are available for $100. Corporate and individual sponsorships are available and start […]