Food & Supplies Donated in Bolivia for Flood Victims in Beni

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Reflecting on the Gates Annual Letter

Reflecting on the Gates Annual Letter The following is a guest post by Mano a Mano intern Jesse Flanagan: “By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been. People are living longer, healthier lives.” – Bill Gates The Gates Foundation released their annual letter in January that looks back at the […]

Thanks Boy Scout Volunteers!

Mano a Mano would like to say a big THANKS to the Boy Scouts who stopped by for their second time at Mano a Mano last night to volunteer sorting and packing orthopedic supplies, and decorating bidding paddles for our 20th Anniversary Celebration. And, thanks to Lori Wedeking for baking cookies for the boys who devoured all two large bags […]

A Look Back at What We Did in 2013 – Mano a Mano 2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report 2013 was a busy and exciting year for Mano a Mano! As we get closer to celebrating our 20th year in operation in 2014,  we wanted to look back at a few of the things that we were able to accomplish with YOU – our amazing staff, donors, volunteers, and communities in […]

Update on Flooding in Beni

Over the weekend we received the note below from one of our staffmembers at our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo: I want to share a few photos of what is happening in Beni. [Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo Engineer] Boris’s parents live in the city of Trinidad and they have made flood preparations for their […]

Thanks St. Kate’s Volunteers!

Thanks to St. Kate’s students from Stanton residence hall and St. Kate’s alumni for joining Mano a Mano on Saturday afternoon to volunteer! They helped with preparations for our upcoming 20th anniversary celebration (Save the date – it’s less than 2 months away!).

February E-Newsletter – How Mano a Mano is Responding to Flooding in Bolivia

Mano a Mano just emailed its e-newsletter for February with project updates, including how Mano a Mano is responding to Flooding in Bolivia. You can read the newsletter HERE, and you can check out past newsletters and sign up to receive upcoming newsletters HERE.

Making Peanut Butter – the Mano a Mano Model in Action

A few days ago we mentioned a recent project to make peanut butter in Bolivia, for distribution in food packets to flood-affected communities and also to sell to raise funding for Mano a Mano. The Mano a Mano Model in Action As part of our internal back-and-forth communications, Mano a Mano co-founder Joan Velasquez wrote […]

Dropping Food and Supplies from the Mano a Mano Plane

Over the past week Mano a Mano has been working to respond to Bolivian communities that have been hardest-hit by the heavy rains and flooding. For more information about what we are doing you can click the following links: How Mano a Mano is Responding to the Flooding in Bolivia Distributing Food and Supplies to […]

Congratulations to Jesse Flanagan For Receiving a Be the Change Award

Last Saturday, Hands On Twin Cities hosted its 9th Annual Volunteer Expo at the Mall of America, which was an opportunity for Mano a Mano and many other local nonprofits to showcase the difference people can make through volunteering. Be the Change Award As part of the Expo, Hands On recognized 4 volunteers from local […]