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 […]

Livestream: Medical Donation Distribution Event in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Livestream: Medical Donation Distribution Event in Cochabamba, Bolivia Mano a Mano is hosting a large distribution event on Saturday, March 10th, 2018 (today!), where tens of thousands of pounds of donated medical supplies will be distributed to organizations coming from throughout Bolivia. Watch the livestream here:

Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano – Late February 2018

Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano – Late February 2018 We will be here working sorting linens, packing medical supplies, pairing crutches, etc. Just check in with Ray, Karen or Carmen with any questions (Carmen’s email: carmen@manoamano.org). **No need to RSVP** Thursday, February 22nd from 1-8pm Friday, February 23rd from 9am-5pm Saturday, February 24th from […]

Helping Martha Walk Again

Helping Martha Walk Again Our volunteer warehouse manager Ray Wiedmeyer just got back from a trip to Bolivia with Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez, and while he was there he was able to take part in this donation of supplies and support from Mano a Mano to Martha, enabling her to walk for the […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Leap Into St. Paul Hamline Volunteers

Leap Into St. Paul Hamline Volunteers Thanks to Professor Kate Bjork and Hamline University students for volunteering with us on Tuesday! The medical supplies they organized and packed will be included in our next shipment to Bolivia, where they are distributed to people & organizations in need throughout the country (here is more information about Mano a […]

Livestream – Distributing 90,000 Pounds of Medical Supplies Today

Livestream – Distributing 90,000 Pounds of Medical Supplies Today Mano a Mano is livestreaming the distribution of donated medical supplies today in Cochabamba, Bolivia. More than 60 organizations, including public hospitals are coming to pick up medical supplies and equipment today. We expect that about 90,000 pounds will be distributed today. Check out the livestream […]