Emergency Flight for Two Children in San Lorenzo

Our most recent emergency flight was for 2 children from San Lorenzo, a small community north of Trinidad in the Beni department of Bolivia. One child had a broken arm and the other was ill, so Mano a Mano flew them, accompanied by their mothers, from San Lorenzo to Cochabamba to receive care. Mano a […]

3 Mano a Mano Planes, 3 Flights

3 Mano a Mano Planes, 3 Flights Mano a Mano’s volunteer warehouse manager Ray Wiedmeyer just got back from a trip to Bolivia with Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez. While he was there, he took a lot of pictures and wrote about some of his experiences. On November 1st, 2017, Mano a Mano’s aviation […]

Work on the Road to San Lorenzo

Work on the Road to San Lorenzo The 100 year flooding of 2014 in the tropical area of Beni devastated the minimal road and bridge infrastructure the communities of San Lorenzo and surrounding areas depended on. Even prior to this flooding, the community of San Lorenzo had been requesting assistance from Mano a Mano to […]

Emergency Flight in the Beni

After writing about  recent Mano a Mano flights in Bolivia, we received an update on another emergency flight yesterday in the Beni region of Bolivia. A 20 year old woman with congestive heart and kidney failure was unable to receive sufficient treatment at the nearby hospital in San Lorenzo, so they called Mano a Mano […]

Mano a Mano Flights in Bolivia in July

Mano a Mano Apoyo Aereo pilot Ivo Daniel Martinez sent our US office an update about his recent flights during the past week: Friday, July 8 We received a call asking for a flight to transport two patients from the community of San Lorenzo de Moxos. One had appendicitis and the other is waiting for test results […]

A Look Back At What We Did in 2017 – Mano a Mano 2017 Annual Report

A Look Back At What We Did in 2017 – Mano a Mano 2017 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 dedication & […]

Mano a Mano Newsletter – November 2017

Mano a Mano Newsletter – November 2017 Get a quick snapshot of Mano a Mano activities in our monthly newsletter here. Mano a Mano Blog Roundup: September-November 2017 Below are a few activities featured in our recent newsletter: Give to the Max Day Give to the Max Day is Tomorrow, Thursday, November 16th – Your […]

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 […]

Thank-You Letter to Mano a Mano Aviation for Aviation Support

A few days ago we received a very nice letter from the sisters of “La Caridad.”  They were grateful to Mano a Mano for all the assistance given to them this year. Mano a Mano is happy to partner with a wide variety of organizations: from other nonprofit organizations, to civic and volunteer organizations, to municipalities, […]

49 Emergency Air Rescues in August, and Weekend Health Clinics

49 Emergency Air Rescues in August Mano a Mano’s aviation program transported 49 people to emergency care in the month of August. The vast majority of these flights are going from our hangar in Cochabamba to the department of Beni, located in the Amazon region of Bolivia. Weekend Health Clinics in Beni Department In addition […]