Four Containers With Almost 85,000 Pounds of Supplies En Route From Minnesota to Bolivia

Four Containers With Almost 85,000 Pounds of Supplies En Route From Minnesota to Bolivia This morning, all four containers – that Mano a Mano volunteers have spent the last few days loading – have been picked up from the Mano a Mano warehouse in St. Paul, Minnesota and are starting their journey to Bolivia. Nearly […]

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 […]

My Three Months with Mano a Mano – Sam Klein

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that worked with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for 3 months, from August-October 2016. Sam is an 18-year-old volunteer from Boston, Massachusetts on his breach year from high school, with plans to pursue a degree in journalism. This is […]

Post From Ray – Distributing Supplies in Bolivia

Post From Ray – Distributing Supplies in Bolivia Mano a Mano volunteer Ray Wiedmeyer spent most of the month of October in Bolivia with Mano a Mano, helping out with the many activities and getting a better understanding of the distribution process in Bolivia. Ray is our volunteer warehouse coordinator in our St. Paul, Minnesota […]

#FlashbackFriday – Interview with Mano a Mano Pilot Ivo

#FlashbackFriday – Interview with Mano a Mano Pilot Ivo #FlashbackFriday - in 2012 we interviewed Mano a Mano Aviation pilot Ivo Daniel Martinez about our aviation program and why it’s so important for the work we do in Bolivia. The program stays extremely busy, providing emergency flights to nearly 50 people throughout Bolivia every month and flying volunteer […]

Donating Thousands of Pounds of Medical Supplies in Bolivia

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that will be working with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for the next few months. This is Sam’s sixth post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, CLICK HERE to read […]

Photos From Our Distribution Event on October 8th

Photos From Our Distribution Event on October 8th Last Saturday, October 8th, Mano a Mano staff and volunteers distributed thousands of pounds of donated medical supplies to dozens of health organizations throughout Bolivia. These supplies were shipped from our Saint Paul, Minnesota warehouse. There is another distribution event scheduled for October 22nd, 2016 at Mano a Mano’s […]

August 2016 Wrap-Up – New Water Reservoirs, New Schools, 2015 Annual Report

August 2016 Wrap-Up – New Water Reservoirs, New Schools, 2015 Annual Report With the month of August wrapping up, we wanted to do an overview of our blogposts from the past few weeks – there is a lot going on at Mano a Mano! There are links for each post at the bottom of the […]

Recent Emergency Flight – Fernando’s Back Injury

Recent Emergency Flight – Fernando’s Back Injury Fernando experienced a back injury and was taken to the hospital in Trinidad. Tragically, the hardware (bolts, screws, etc.) that was available to and used by the surgeon was faulty and began to fail shortly after Fernando went back home following the operation. Soon he was in excruciating pain. Bolts […]

Providing Emergency Flights & Weekend Health Clinics in Bolivia

Providing Emergency Flights & Weekend Health Clinics in Bolivia For many small communities in the tropical Amazon regions of Bolivia, they can be hours or even days away from quality health care, which is especially difficult in cases of emergency. Our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Aviation responds to emergencies (mostly in the department of Beni) and […]