Gaining Ground Book Review on Peace Corps Worldwide

Gaining Ground Book Review on Peace Corps Worldwide A really nice review of Mano a Mano’s book ‘Gaining Ground: A Blueprint to Community-Based International Development’ was recently posted on Peace Corps Worldwide. Here is an excerpt from the review: “This is an awesome “how to” book, not a novel with only love and excitement . . . […]

104 Greenhouses in Tapacari, Bolivia

104 Greenhouses in Tapacari, Bolivia Our staff in Bolivia recently sent us this sign that is being installed along the road to Jironkota, Bolivia to recognize the 104 greenhouses that have been built by Mano a Mano – in partnership with the communities and many supporters –  in 8 communities in the Tapacari area. Greenhouses […]

Rowboat for Silent Auction Coming Along Nicely…

Rowboat for Silent Auction Coming Along Nicely… As part of Mano a Mano’s upcoming Festival Bolivia event on April 23rd, there will be a silent auction, which includes a 12-foot rowboat being built from scratch by Anthony Schmitz – custom Kayak builder and Mano a Mano volunteer. (Check out Frogtown Kayak to learn more about […]

Keeping Our Co-Founder’s Mom Busy

Keeping Our Co-Founder’s Mom Busy Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez’ mom Ines, at almost 96 years of age, helping to sort and pack school supplies yesterday in #Cochabamba. #ageisjustanumber #Minnesota #Bolivia #volunteer #school #family #nonprofit #grateful A photo posted by Mano a Mano International (@manoamanointl) on Mar 10, 2016 at 8:17am PST  

Thanks HERO and MNRPCV

Thanks HERO Thanks HERO Fargo for dropping off these wonderful gurneys, along with other medical supplies, at Mano a Mano yesterday! These will be included in our next shipment to Bolivia, hopefully in May or June. The majority of the supplies we send go to support our network of 155 healthcare clinics, and we also distribute a […]

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities March & April 2016

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities March & April 2016 Interested in helping reduce waste in Minnesota while making a difference in thousands of Bolivians’ lives? You are welcome to stop by Mano a Mano (925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104) to volunteer and help sort & pack donated surplus supplies; these upcoming volunteer times are […]

Thanks St. Paul Academy Volunteers!

Thanks St. Paul Academy Volunteers! Thank you St. Paul Academy and Summit School for volunteering with Mano a Mano this morning as part of your Service Day! We had 34 students & teachers helping to sort and pack surplus medical supplies; these supplies will be included in our next shipment to Bolivia to be distributed to people […]

We’re In the Business Of (Facebook Video)

We’re In the Business Of (Facebook Video) On Mano a Mano’s Facebook page, we put together a little video about Mano a Mano using My Business Story (HERE IS THE LINK to the video on Facebook if you have trouble playing it below): We’re in the business of creating partnerships to improve the lives of […]

Everything Starts With the Community

Everything Starts With the Community Everything that Mano a Mano does starts with the community – hand in hand. They come to us to ask for our help on projects that they have identified, they provide a percentage of the project’s costs (along with the Municipality), they provide volunteer labor throughout construction, and they take […]