Distributing Nearly 200 Wheelchairs in Bolivia

Last week, at the Mano a Mano Aviation hangar, Mano a Mano hosted the distribution of nearly 200 wheelchairs to Bolivians with disabilities, each of which was custom-fitted to every recipient. It is so rewarding to see these wheelchairs being distributed – this project has been a HUGE effort and has involved literally hundreds of […]

Health Program Update – 3rd Quarter 2013

Below is an update on our health programs, that are run by Mano a Mano’s counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia, for the third quarter of 2013. 4 New Clinics Built In the third quarter of 2013 Mano a Mano completed clinics in 4 communities: San Jacinto Guitarrani (San Jacinto and Guitarrani were completed in November) […]

The Typical Mano a Mano Clinic – Where are They Located?

With our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia, Mano a Mano has now completed 142 health clinics throughout Bolivia. You can see where these clinics are located on our Project Map (from the picklist, select “health” to see clinic projects), but we also want to give a better idea of where these clinics are, and especially […]

Distributing Wheelchairs with Hope Haven and Mano a Mano

In January, Mano a Mano packed and shipped one 40-ft container (our first container from our new office/warehouse location!) with almost 20,000 pounds of custom-made wheelchairs from Hope Haven International, an Iowa-based nonprofit whose mission is “to assist persons with disabilities to reach their potential.” Note From Mano a Mano’s Executive Director Our Executive Director, […]

You’re Invited – Mano a Mano Holiday Party and Volunteer Event December 14

Let’s get together to volunteer, share a holiday snack, and browse Bolivian crafts! All Mano a Mano Volunteers are invited to volunteer at the Mano a Mano office/warehouse sorting and packing medical supplies and organizing the warehouse. This is the first time we have been able to celebrate the Holiday season in our new office/warehouse […]

Thanks St. Kate’s and Mano a Mano Volunteers!

Thank you to the St. Kate’s Medical Interest Group and the Mano a Mano Volunteer Team for braving the snowy weather to come out and work in the warehouse last night. Together we made several pallets of packed medical supplies boxes ready for shipment, cleaned up the warehouse, organized space, and sorted and packed medical […]