Mano a Mano’s Health Education Program – 4th Quarter 2017

Mano a Mano’s Health Education Program – 4th Quarter 2017 A central component of Mano a Mano’s health program is to provide health education: to communities through providing training for volunteer health promoters to communities through weekend health clinics providing basic services to Mano a Mano’s clinic staff as continuing health education to medical professionals from […]

Container Loading: April 2018

Container Loading: April 2018 85,000+ Pounds of Donated Medical Supplies & Equipment On Their Way to Bolivia All 4 containers are loaded and ready to start their journey from Saint Paul, Minnesota to Cochabamba, Bolivia! Over the weekend, Mano a Mano volunteers loaded over 85,000 pounds of donated medical supplies and equipment – that includes […]

Truckload of Donated Medical Supplies from Milwaukee

Truckload of Donated Medical Supplies from Milwaukee On Tuesday, March 27th Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez and Volunteer Warehouse Manager Ray Wiedmeyer flew to Milwaukee and filled a Uhaul truck with donated medical supplies to bring back to our St. Paul warehouse. Thanks to Stradis Healthcare and the Wagner Foundation for making this donation possible! These […]

50 Weekend Health Clinics in 2017

50 Weekend Health Clinics in 2017 In 2017, Mano a Mano’s aviation program provided 50 weekend health clinics to communities with limited access to medical care. The number of weekend clinics is up from 32 in 2010 – a 56% increase. Mano a Mano’s Weekend Clinic Program Mano a Mano began as a grass-roots, all-volunteer […]

Thanks to Those Who Stopped By Mano a Mano – March 13, 2018

Thanks to Those Who Stopped By Mano a Mano – March 13, 2018 Yesterday we had 2 events at our St. Paul office. Viterbo University Thanks to the Viterbo University volunteers that came from Lacrosse, Wisconsin with Urban Immersion to sort donated medical supplies for distribution in Bolivia! Mano a Mano will be shipping 4 […]

Livestream: Medical Donation Distribution Event in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Livestream: Medical Donation Distribution Event in Cochabamba, Bolivia Mano a Mano is hosting a large distribution event on Saturday, March 10th, 2018 (today!), where tens of thousands of pounds of donated medical supplies will be distributed to organizations coming from throughout Bolivia. Watch the livestream here:

5 Containers of Supplies Have Arrived in Bolivia for Distribution

5 Containers of Supplies Have Arrived in Bolivia for Distribution On August 24-26 2017, Mano a Mano volunteers loaded 5 containers with 120,882 pounds of donated medical, school, and other supplies, with a conservative value of $1.8 million. These containers then started their journey to Bolivia, which takes a few weeks to arrive in-country, and […]

204 Greenhouses Built in Rural Bolivia

204 Greenhouses Built in Rural Bolivia Over the past few years, Mano a Mano has partnered with rural Bolivian farmers to construct 204 greenhouses. Each is projected to last for 20 years with minimal maintenance. Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) To help farmers increase crop production over the long-term, Mano a Mano constructed an agricultural […]

Mano a Mano: Creating Partnerships to Improve Lives

Mano a Mano: Creating Partnerships to Improve Lives Since 1994, Mano a Mano has worked to create partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities to improve health and increase economic well-being. 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 […]

Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano – Late February 2018

Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano – Late February 2018 We will be here working sorting linens, packing medical supplies, pairing crutches, etc. Just check in with Ray, Karen or Carmen with any questions (Carmen’s email: carmen@manoamano.org). **No need to RSVP** Thursday, February 22nd from 1-8pm Friday, February 23rd from 9am-5pm Saturday, February 24th from […]