Open Volunteering Next Week at Mano a Mano

Open Volunteering Next Week at Mano a Mano You are welcome to stop by Mano a Mano next week to help sort wound care supplies on the following dates: Tuesday, January 16 from 9:30am to 4:00pm Wednesday, January 17 from 9:30am to 4:00pm Thursday, January 18 from 9:30am to 4:00pm Please contact Carmen (carmen@manoamano.org or 651-457-3141) if you have any […]

Construction Photos of Maldonado Water Project – December 2017

Construction Photos of Maldonado Water Project – December 2017 Construction of the water reservoir in Maldonado is continuing to make progress. These are recent photos of work taking place at the Maldonado reservoir, which is currently focused on protecting the reservoir wall from soil erosion in the future. The boulders in place are the “maestra”, or […]

Food for Thought: Mano a Mano Workshop #5 in Japo, Bolivia

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 for Mano a Mano after her graduation. This […]

Helping Martha Walk Again

Helping Martha Walk Again Our volunteer warehouse manager Ray Wiedmeyer just got back from a trip to Bolivia with Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez, and while he was there he was able to take part in this donation of supplies and support from Mano a Mano to Martha, enabling her to walk for the […]

Where it Starts: Mano a Mano Workshop #1 at the CEA

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 for Mano a Mano after her graduation. This […]

“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 […]

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 […]