Family Asks For Food Donations for Flood Relief Instead of Flowers

Our co-founder Segundo Velasquez just arrived in Bolivia this week and sent the following photo this morning. A family in Bolivia who had gathered to remember a family member who had died 10 years earlier asked friends & family to bring food items for flood relief instead of flowers. Segundo helped pick up these supplies […]

Air-Dropping Food and Supplies in the Beni

Post by Mano a Mano Aviation. Air-Dropping Food and Supplies in the Beni The above video is our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Aviation air-dropping more donated food and supplies that Mano a Mano has collected into flood-affected communities in the Beni. These communities are only accessible by plane or canoe, and all of the airstrips […]

Food & Supplies Donated in Bolivia for Flood Victims in Beni

Post by Mano a Mano International.

Update on Flooding in Beni

Over the weekend we received the note below from one of our staffmembers at our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo: I want to share a few photos of what is happening in Beni. [Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo Engineer] Boris’s parents live in the city of Trinidad and they have made flood preparations for their […]

February E-Newsletter – How Mano a Mano is Responding to Flooding in Bolivia

Mano a Mano just emailed its e-newsletter for February with project updates, including how Mano a Mano is responding to Flooding in Bolivia. You can read the newsletter HERE, and you can check out past newsletters and sign up to receive upcoming newsletters HERE.

Dropping Food and Supplies from the Mano a Mano Plane

Over the past week Mano a Mano has been working to respond to Bolivian communities that have been hardest-hit by the heavy rains and flooding. For more information about what we are doing you can click the following links: How Mano a Mano is Responding to the Flooding in Bolivia Distributing Food and Supplies to […]

Making Peanut Butter to Include in Food Distributions

Over the past week Mano a Mano has been working to respond to Bolivian communities that have been hardest-hit by the heavy rains and flooding (you can read more about the floods and our response HERE and HERE). Distributing 2,000+ Kilos of Food It’s still raining in Bolivia but the rain is not as heavy […]

Distributing Food and Supplies to Flood-Affected Communities in Beni

Yesterday we wrote about how Mano a Mano is responding to the flooding in Bolivia. One of the primary areas we are focusing on is collecting food and supplies to distribute to communities that have been hardest-hit by the flooding. Distributing Food and Supplies to Flood-Affected Communities in Beni Yesterday Mano a Mano flew to Oromomo, […]

How Mano a Mano is Responding to the Flooding in Bolivia

As you may be aware, the past few weeks have seen heavy rains and severe flooding in Bolivia that has affected more than 53,000 families and killed over 40 people, and it is likely that the flooding will continue for the foreseeable future. (You can more see pictures of the flooding here.) The flooding has […]

Heavy Rains and Flooding in Bolivia

The past month has seen heavy rains and flooding in Bolivia that have killed at least 29 and affected more than 45,000 families. The most affected region has been the department of Beni in northeastern Bolivia. Note from Mano a Mano Pilot Beni is where the majority of Mano a Mano’s aviation program is focused, […]