“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Distributing Wheelchairs Every Saturday in Cochabamba

Mano a Mano’s Minnesota Surplus Program For 22+ years, Mano a Mano has collected millions of pounds of medical supplies in Minnesota – most of which would end up in the trash – and shipped them to Bolivia for distribution to Mano a Mano clinics, other organizations, and people in need. These shipments have included […]

Wirkini Water Project Update – June 2015

Wirkini Water Project Update – June 2015 Mano a Mano’s water reservoir project in Wirkini, Bolivia continues to progress – it is now about 50% complete. Challenges Like every water project we build, there are many difficulties to getting this project complete. Wirkini is 12,700 feet above sea level, and the elements are a constant […]

Anxiety Disorders Conference Today at San Simon University

Anxiety Disorders Conference Today at San Simon University Dr. Victor Hugo Ortuno, who visited Mano a Mano in Minnesota from Bolivia last month, made the contacts and arrangements for Dr. Galen Stahle to be a guest lecturer at the public university in Cochabamba. Dr. Ortuno prepared this flyer for the conference, which is free of […]

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 […]

Water Flowing for Bolivian Farmers During Dry Season

Irrigation water is flowing in Jusku Molle, Bolivia where Mano a Mano completed a new water project in 2012. With this reservoir, farmers in the Jusku Molle area have water during the dry months, to irrigate fields as they prepare for planting. With water, farmers are more assured that seeds will sprout. Without the reservoir, […]

Congratulations to SAR Bolivia for 25 Years in Operation

In mid-February SAR (Search and Rescue) Bolivia celebrated its 25th year in operation with a ceremony in Cochabamba. Mano a Mano was in attendance to congratulate SAR, which has been a great organization that we have worked closely with for many years. Here are just a few of the ways we have worked together over the […]