A central component of Mano a Mano’s health program is providing health education: to the community as volunteer health promoters to Mano a Mano’s clinic staff as ongoing health education Here is a look back at our health education programs in 2014, implemented by our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia: Provided Continuing Health Education to 570 Bolivian […]
Volunteer Opportunities in April In April, we currently have 4 volunteer opportunities scheduled on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings; you are welcome to stop by Mano a Mano (925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104) to volunteer if you’re interested (no RSVP needed). There is also open sorting this Friday afternoon, March 27, from […]
Thank You Medtronic Volunteers! Thanks to the 20+ Medtronic volunteers that helped out in the Mano a Mano warehouse yesterday! The group packed 65 boxes of donated hospital linens, and organized 3 gaylords (large boxes) of crutches, walkers, and wheelchairs. All supplies will be included in our next shipment of supplies to Bolivia; here is some more […]
Mano a Mano Travelers Visiting Wirkini Water Reservoir Yesterday a group of the Mano a Mano travelers currently in Bolivia stopped by our Wirkini Water Reservoir project that is under construction (which should be completed in time for next year’s rainy season) and met with local officials and around 200 residents. More information about the project […]
Advanced Trauma Management Workshop These are a few pictures from the ongoing Advanced Trauma Management continuing education workshop. This is the second year that we have done the Advanced Trauma course; this year’s course was limited to 30 participants. Next week will be the much larger International Acute Care Conference, with about 240 attendees expected […]
Mano a Mano Executive Director Dan Narr Has Resigned From Mano a Mano Executive Director Dan Narr recently announced his resignation from Mano a Mano International. Throughout his career Dan has always sought new challenges, and he has decided that this is a good time to explore new challenges outside of the organization. We are […]
Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez Talks About How & Why We Started In 2012, Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez was 1 of 3 finalists for the Opus Prize 2012, with a $1 million award for the winner and $100,000 each to the two runners-up. At the awards ceremony at St. Catherine University, Mano a […]
Pictures from MELA Trauma Conference in Bolivia Post by Mano a Mano International.