Emergency Flight for Two Children in San Lorenzo

Our most recent emergency flight was for 2 children from San Lorenzo, a small community north of Trinidad in the Beni department of Bolivia. One child had a broken arm and the other was ill, so Mano a Mano flew them, accompanied by their mothers, from San Lorenzo to Cochabamba to receive care. Mano a […]

El Palmar Road Project Banner

Last year Mano a Mano started work on a 34-mile road project in El Palmar, Bolivia. Only 6 miles remain to be constructed, which will be completed later this year. We wanted to share a banner that our counterparts gave us with detailed information about the project  (PDF version here: Camino Palmar USA):

Providing Access to Bridges in Collaboration with Bridges to Prosperity

We have been excited to follow the progress of a bridge project in Chari Chari, Bolivia that Bridges to Prosperity is building! Bridges to Prosperity is a nonprofit whose mission is to ‘provide isolated communities with access to essential healthcare, education, and economic opportunities by building footbridges over impassable rivers.’ Mano a Mano developed a collaborative partnership […]

Volunteers Needed at Warehouse to Prepare Supplies this Saturday

This Saturday, May 12 from 9a-11a, Mano a Mano will be preparing medical supplies and equipment for shipment to Bolivia at our warehouse (3045 Highway 13, Eagan, MN 55121, Door 30). We are planning a shipment to Bolivia soon and need to get things ready; we also need to clean up and organize our warehouse […]

Don Tomas Rojas Harvesting Potatoes in Sancayani

Last week Mano a Mano staff was visiting our newly-completed water reservoir project in Sancayani. While there we met with the family of don Tomas Rojas, a Sancayani resident and former president of the Irrigation System Group for the community. Tomas was busy harvesting potatoes with his family. His first crop this year was only watered […]