“This is Everything:” Medical Donations on November 17th

“This is Everything:” Medical Donations on November 17th Editors Note: This article was written by Morgan Harden a recent graduate of Kenyon College. She has degrees in Spanish Literature and English, with a creative writing emphasis, which she uses to write, translate, and share stories. Drawn to its story and collaborative model, she began volunteering remotely […]

Water Filling in the Maldonado Water Reservoir

Water Filling in the Maldonado Water Reservoir Water is starting to fill in Mano a Mano’s water reservoir project in Maldonado, Bolivia. Mano a Mano staff started work on this new water project in February 2017. As with many of our projects, the working conditions are difficult: it is about 14,000 feet above sea level, […]

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 […]

Travel to Bolivia with Mano a Mano in March 2018

Travel to Bolivia with Mano a Mano in March 2018 Mano a Mano invites you to join us on a unique journey to Bolivia to see projects that accomplished our original vision and so much more. Visit a medical center created by Mano a Mano in 1997. The surrounding community and its local government have, […]

Donating Medical Supplies to Senior Living Homes in La Paz and Oruro

Donating Medical Supplies to Senior Living Homes in La Paz and Oruro Yesterday Mano a Mano staff & volunteers donated medical supplies and equipment, including wheelchairs, walkers, and crutches, to 2 senior living homes located in La Paz and Oruro. Shipped Over 200,000 Pounds of Supplies to Bolivia This Year This year, we have shipped […]

Distributing Wheelchairs and Supplies in Capinota, Bolivia

Distributing Wheelchairs and Supplies in Capinota, Bolivia We have been distributing medical supplies and equipment in Bolivia throughout this week – yesterday Mano a Mano staff and volunteers were at the Centro Integral de Caramarca, in Capinota, to donate wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, and supplies to people in need. Shipping Millions of Pounds of Supplies since […]

Building Wells in Omereque, Bolivia

Building Wells in Omereque, Bolivia In small, isolated rural Bolivian communities, water is a challenge even in the best of times; the rainy season lasts 2-3 months, and the rest of the year is very dry. The past 2 years have seen severe droughts throughout the country (last year a state of emergency was declared […]

Thanks Bridge View School for the Wheelchairs

Thanks Bridge View School for the Wheelchairs Thanks Bridge View School for the donation of child’s wheelchairs today! These wheelchairs will be included in our next shipment of supplies from St. Paul to Bolivia; once they arrive in Bolivia they are distributed to people in need throughout the country. Distributing Wheelchairs in Bolivia Here’s a […]

70 Students from Unidad Educativa Santa Luisa de Marillac Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture

70 Students from Unidad Educativa Santa Luisa de Marillac Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture Yesterday, 70 Students from the Unidad Educativa Santa Luisa de Marillac visited Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture. The Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) provides low-cost, low-tech training for rural Bolivian farmers; as part of its training it also […]

Princeton University Bridge Year Students Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Princeton University Bridge Year Students Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture We were happy to have students from this year’s Princeton University Bridge Year Bolivia program stop by Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) on Friday! Working with Lindsay from Princeton’s 2016-2017 Program Mano a Mano had the good fortune to have Lindsay […]