A Look Back At What We Did in 2015 – Mano a Mano 2015 Annual Report

A Look Back At What We Did in 2015 – Mano a Mano 2015 Annual Report Mano a Mano’s biggest strength is our community-based partnership model – bringing many people together to accomplish things that none of us could do on our own. Every activity, every project new or old, every event, depends on the […]

Thanks Starkey Hearing Volunteers!

Thanks Starkey Hearing Volunteers! Thank you to the group from Starkey Hearing that volunteered with us this morning (and to our regular group that volunteered last night)! All of the medical & orthopedic supplies they sorted today will be included in our next shipment to Bolivia, where they are distributed throughout the country to people in need. […]

Visiting the Wirkini Water Project

Visiting the Wirkini Water Project Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez was recently in Bolivia. During his trip he had the opportunity to visit the water project in Wirkini, Bolivia that is almost done and already being used. Segundo sent the note below about Wirkini: “During my trip I visited the Wirkini water reservoir project […]

Thanks Urban Immersion Volunteers

Thanks Urban Immersion Volunteers

List of Medical Supplies We Need

List of Medical Supplies We Need Collecting surplus medical supplies in Minnesota and sending them to Bolivia is the program that started Mano a Mano more than 20 years, and a program that is still vitally important now. Below is a PDF of the most needed items currently: List of Medical Supplies We Need Reducing […]

New School in Comun Pampa, Bolivia

New School in Comun Pampa, Bolivia Mano a Mano recently completed a new school with 4 fully-equipped classrooms and community bathrooms in the community of Comun Pampa, Bolivia. The new school replaces the old school, which was a converted union headquarters with adobe walls and a leaking metal roof, and will provide a better learning […]

Pictures From Our June 2016 Minnesota Teacher Trip to Bolivia

Pictures From Our June 2016 Minnesota Teacher Trip to Bolivia Here are a few pictures from last month’s teacher trip to Bolivia (thanks Debbie for sharing!). This was Mano a Mano’s 4th year of hosting teacher trips to Bolivia. Minnesota teachers travel to Bolivia with Mano a Mano to participate in workshops with Bolivian teachers. […]

Our Story, and How You Can Help

Our Story, and How You Can Help Check out our most recent slideshow on Slideshare that provides an overview of Mano a Mano. Learn more about Mano a Mano – why we started, our programs, why we work in rural Bolivia, how we work (which is very important for us) – and learn how you can […]

Happy 90th Birthday to a Very Special Volunteer!

Happy 90th Birthday to a Very Special Volunteer! On July 4th, 2016, we celebrate Gloria MacRae’s 90th birthday. Gloria is one of Mano a Mano’s most dedicated volunteers and has been involved since the beginning; she made a $25 donation to Mano a Mano during our first year in 1994 and then, as she says, […]