Culturally Competent Social Work Practice

Culturally Competent Social Work Practice This presentation on working bi-culturally and providing culturally competent social work practice was given by Mano a Mano co-founder Joan Velasquez, Ph.D. to a Twin Cities-area clinic recently. Joan’s social work background has had a huge influence on Mano a Mano’s community-based partnership model; as Joan says: “Mano a Mano’s […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Ray Wiedmeyer

Volunteer Spotlight – Ray Wiedmeyer What Ray Does For Mano a Mano Ray manages the Mano a Mano warehouse, overseeing the volunteers who sort and pack donated materials. It’s a dizzying array, ranging from simple and easily understood equipment such as canes, walkers and sutures, to complex diagnostic tools, boats, clothing, furniture and more. From there Ray gets […]

Livestream of Distribution of Supplies in Bolivia

Livestream of Distribution of Supplies in Bolivia Learn more about this program HERE.

Getting Ready For Our Distribution Event in Cochabamba Tomorrow

Getting Ready For Our Distribution Event in Cochabamba Tomorrow Mano a Mano staff & volunteers have been busy preparing for our large-scale distribution of donated supplies tomorrow, October 8th – the first of two planned distributions this month (the second one will be October 22nd) where more than 40 hospitals & health care organizations will […]

New School Project in Kichka Mokho Almost Complete

New School Project in Kichka Mokho Almost Complete Mano a Mano’s newest school project in Kichka Mokho, Bolivia is nearly complete! These are a few construction pictures from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia that we received this week about the rapid progress being made on the new school. Kichka Mokho is a small […]

New Reservoir Ensures Water Security For Hundreds of Bolivians

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 fifth post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, CLICK HERE to read […]