Volunteer Spotlight: Bette Benson

Volunteer Spotlight: Bette Benson Bette Benson recently sat down to talk about how she helps Mano a Mano, how she got started, and why she finds the work meaningful. What I Do for Mano a Mano I help with office tasks. When I first started I updated the contact list.  I helped organize it to […]

“This Reservoir is the Inheritance For Our Children”

“This Reservoir is the Inheritance For Our Children” People standing on the levee wall of Mano a Mano’s water reservoir in Wirkini, Bolivia which was dedicated last week. 347 families – more than 2,000 people – now have consistent access to water, to grow more crops and be able to better provide for their families. […]

Mano a Mano Volunteer Ray on the Containers Arriving in Bolivia

Mano a Mano Volunteer Ray on the Containers Arriving in Bolivia Mano a Mano super-volunteer Ray recently shared this note about the arrival of Mano a Mano’s 4 containers with 85,000+ pounds of supplies last week: It took 6 months to collect enough medical and school supplies, 3 days to fill the 4 containers, 4 months to […]

Farmers and Mano a Mano Celebrate Wirkini Water Reservoir Dedication

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that will be working with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for the next few months. This is Sam’s seventh post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, CLICK HERE to read […]

Livestream – Distribution of Supplies in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Livestream – Distribution of Supplies in Cochabamba, Bolivia Mano a Mano is distributing thousands of pounds of donated supplies to people & organizations in need from throughout Bolivia today – Saturday, October 22nd, 2016. The event is being live-streamed from our Cochabamba, Bolivia warehouse from 9a-1p today. Watch the video here:

#FlashbackFriday – Interview with Mano a Mano Pilot Ivo

#FlashbackFriday – Interview with Mano a Mano Pilot Ivo #FlashbackFriday - in 2012 we interviewed Mano a Mano Aviation pilot Ivo Daniel Martinez about our aviation program and why it’s so important for the work we do in Bolivia. The program stays extremely busy, providing emergency flights to nearly 50 people throughout Bolivia every month and flying volunteer […]

Containers Shipped in June Arriving at Our Warehouse Today

Containers Shipped in June Arriving at Our Warehouse Today Mano a Mano’s 4 containers – shipped from Minnesota in June 2016 – have arrived at our warehouse in Cochabamba, Bolivia! More than 85,000 pounds were packed and loaded by Minnesota volunteers in June, including: Over 1,900 boxes of medical & school supplies 150+ wheelchairs More […]

Wirkini Water Reservoir Dedicated Yesterday

Wirkini Water Reservoir Dedicated Yesterday (Oct. 18, 2016) Mano a Mano’s newest reservoir in Wirkini, Bolivia was inaugurated yesterday! The project provides year-round access to water for more than 2,000 people in 5 surrounding communities. Note From Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez in Attendance for the Dedication Yesterday Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez […]

Donating Thousands of Pounds of Medical Supplies in Bolivia

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that will be working with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for the next few months. This is Sam’s sixth post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, CLICK HERE to read […]

Photos From Our Distribution Event on October 8th

Photos From Our Distribution Event on October 8th Last Saturday, October 8th, Mano a Mano staff and volunteers distributed thousands of pounds of donated medical supplies to dozens of health organizations throughout Bolivia. These supplies were shipped from our Saint Paul, Minnesota warehouse. There is another distribution event scheduled for October 22nd, 2016 at Mano a Mano’s […]