Volunteer Spotlight: Richard and Susan Eyre

Volunteer Spotlight: Richard and Susan Eyre By their description, Richard and Susan Eyre are “retirement wannabes,” who haven’t quite gotten there yet. The Woodstock, Illinois couple run a dwarf conifer nursery, Rich’s Foxwillow Pines Nursery, and manage rental property that they own. But Richard’s stint as a 1960s Peace Corps volunteer set the stage for the couple’s […]

New Schools and Clinics – 2016

New Schools and Clinics – 2016 In the second half of 2016, Mano a Mano has completed 3 new clinic projects (in Bombeo, Rodeo Bajo, and Copacabana) and 4 new school projects (in Sora Sora, Tunas Pampa, Comun Pampa, and Kichka Muqu) that provide access to health and education for isolated rural Bolivian communities. Each […]

Happy 90th Birthday to a Very Special Volunteer!

Happy 90th Birthday to a Very Special Volunteer! On July 4th, 2016, we celebrate Gloria MacRae’s 90th birthday. Gloria is one of Mano a Mano’s most dedicated volunteers and has been involved since the beginning; she made a $25 donation to Mano a Mano during our first year in 1994 and then, as she says, […]

New Clinic Expansion Project in Omereque

New Clinic Expansion Project in Omereque Mano a Mano recently completed the expansion & improvement of Mano a Mano’s health clinic in Omereque, Bolivia. The new clinic expansion was dedicated on February 12th, 2016. Omereque Clinic Omereque is a community of 6,918 people in the municipality of Omereque, province of Campero, department of Cochabamba, Bolivia. It is […]

New Clinic in Quiroga Being Dedicated Today

New Clinic in Quiroga Being Dedicated Today Tody – July 9th, 2015, Mano a Mano is dedicating a new clinic project in Quiroga, Bolivia! The base funding for this clinic came from Medical Educators for Latin America (MELA), an organization based in St. Paul, MN focused on improving healthcare with knowledge. MELA has been a long-time partner […]

Mano a Mano’s 151st Clinic Dedicated in March

Mano a Mano’s 151st Clinic Dedicated in March, in Honor of Mano a Mano’s Co-Founders On March 21, 2015 Mano a Mano’s 151st clinic was dedicated! The base funding for this clinic came from Joseph and Charlotte Blitt, who dedicated this project to our co-founders Joan and Segundo Velasquez. The dedication ceremony was going to be attended by […]

New Clinic in Jihuacuta, Bolivia Almost Complete

New Clinic in Jihuacuta, Bolivia Almost Complete Mano a Mano has a number of school and clinic projects currently underway in Bolivia (including 2 new schools that were finished recently; more on those projects soon!). One of thes projects is a  new clinic in Jihuacuta, a community of 1,370 in the department of La Paz. […]

Mano a Mano Health Program Update – Second Quarter 2014

Mano a Mano Health Program Update – Second Quarter 2014 Below is an update on our health programs, that are run by Mano a Mano’s counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia, for the second quarter of 2014. CLICK HERE for the first quarter 2014 health program update. Delivered 646 Babies Infant and maternal health is one […]

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 […]

Weekend Health Clinic in Carmen de los Sita, Bolivia

Weekend Health Clinic in Carmen de los Sita, Bolivia Below are a few pictures from a recent weekend health clinic where volunteer medical professionals from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Boliviaprovided free medical and dental care to the small community of Carmen de los Sita in the department of Beni located in the tropical Amazon […]