Distributing Donated Medical Supplies in Bolivia – September 2018

Distributing Donated Medical Supplies in Bolivia – September 2018 Over the past week, Mano a Mano has distributed donated medical supplies in a large-scale distribution event to people & organizations in need on Friday, September 21st. Today, we traveled to Punata to deliver medical supplies to 4 Punata-area clinics and the Nursing Faculty: Health Care […]

3 New Clinic Projects Dedicated in Bolivia

3 New Clinic Projects Dedicated in Bolivia Over the past 3 months, our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia has completed 3 new clinic projects: a new clinic in Jatun Mayu (our 163rd clinic project in Bolivia) a clinic expansion in Candelaria (our 164th clinic project) a new clinic in Villa Rosario (our 165th clinic […]

A Look Back At What We Did in 2017 – Mano a Mano 2017 Annual Report

A Look Back At What We Did in 2017 – Mano a Mano 2017 Annual Report Mano a Mano’s biggest strength is our community-based partnership model – bringing many people together to accomplish things that none of us could do on our own. Every activity, every project new or old, every event, depends on the dedication & […]

New Clinic Dedicated in Jatun Mayu, Bolivia

New Clinic Dedicated in Jatun Mayu, Bolivia Mano a Mano recently completed a new health clinic in Jatun Mayu, Bolivia. The clinic was dedicated on May 29, 2018, and is our 163rd clinic project. Jatun Mayu Clinic Jatun Mayu is a rural community in the Zudanez province, department of Chuquisaca – about a 3-hour drive […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Schools and Clinics in Bolivia – 2017

New Schools and Clinics in Bolivia – 2017 In the second half of 2017, our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia completed 2 new school projects and 4 new clinic projects in rural Bolivia. The goal of these projects is to provide access to health care and education for isolated communities, in order to ultimately […]

Alternative Gifts Catalog: Recycle to Equip a Hospital

Alternative Gifts Catalog: Recycle to Equip a Hospital Mano a Mano has participated in the Alternative Gifts International Catalog for more than a decade. Our project this year is focusing on sending much-needed medical supplies and equipment to health organizations in Bolivia’s remote tropics regions. About Alternative Gifts From the Alternative Gifts website: “The gifts […]