7 Events, 7 Successful Projects

7 Events, 7 Successful Projects Mano a Mano has hosted 7 annual celebration events, with our 8th event on Sunday, July 23 at Mano a Mano’s office/warehouse in St. Paul, Minnesota. Each year we have a selected project to support with proceeds from the event, and each year we have met our goal to be […]

31 Pictures from Minnesota Teacher Trip to Bolivia – June 2017

31 Pictures from Minnesota Teacher Trip to Bolivia – June 2017 In June 2017, Minnesota teachers traveled to Bolivia to visit rural Bolivian schools and view teaching methods, develop curriculum with their teachers, learn how they keep parents involved, and have an opportunity to interact with them in informal as well as classroom settings. We […]

Thanks DeLaSalle Volunteers!

Thanks DeLaSalle Volunteers! Thanks to the students from DeLaSalle High School that volunteered at Mano a Mano this morning! And thanks to St. Kate’s Community Work & Learning for making the connection. Everything they sorted will be included in our next shipment to Bolivia, where they will be distributed to people & organizations in need throughout the country. From […]

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 […]

Guitarrani School Plaque

Guitarrani School Plaque Thanks to our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia for this nice plaque (our scanner reflects off the metal a little weird)! Our co-founder Segundo Velasquez just got back to Minnesota after a month in Bolivia, which included a trip to Bolivia with Rotary members to attend the dedication ceremony for this […]

30 Pictures from a Donation of Medical Supplies in San Ignacio de Moxos

30 Pictures from a Donation of Medical Supplies in San Ignacio de Moxos These are a few pictures from the Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos of a distribution of medical supplies from Mano a Mano in May (it took 2 Mano a Mano planes to transport these supplies). We are happy to see these supplies […]

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 […]

Exchanging Supplies with HERO Fargo

The Mano a Mano Surplus Program Collecting supplies destined for the landfill and distributing them throughout Bolivia, where we know they can be put to good use, is the program that started Mano a Mano in 1994: Exchanging Supplies with HERO Fargo Working with our staff in Bolivia, we are pretty careful in making sure […]

Thanks Pizza Pack Volunteers!

Thanks Pizza Pack Volunteers! Last night we had an open volunteer time to sort supplies at Mano a Mano; thanks to everyone that helped out! (For a schedule of upcoming events & activities like this one, check out our events calendar here.) From our Volunteer Warehouse Manager Ray: “A shout out this evening to all […]

Providing Wheelchairs, Walkers, and Medical Supplies to San Ignacio de Moxos, Beni, Bolivia

Providing Wheelchairs, Walkers, and Medical Supplies to San Ignacio de Moxos, Beni, Bolivia Yesterday, Mano a Mano staff gave about 880 pounds of medical supplies to the Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos, Beni Department, Bolivia. These supplies included 50 boxes of medical supplies, as well as wheelchairs, crutches, and special small walkers that were […]