Video: From Minnesota to Bolivia: Distributing Donated Medical Supplies

Video: From Minnesota to Bolivia: Distributing Donated Medical Supplies Mano a Mano collects donated supplies in Minnesota and ships them to Bolivia, where they are distributed to people and organizations in need throughout the country. Check out footage and interviews from our most recent large-scale distribution of supplies in October 2016 at the Mano a […]

Help Ship 4 Containers From Minnesota to Bolivia February 9-11

Help Ship 4 Containers From Minnesota to Bolivia February 9-11 Mano a Mano is loading 4 40-foot containers with up to to 100,000 pounds of donated medical supplies, and we need your help! If you are interested in helping out, please contact Carmen (carmen@manoamano.org or 651-457-3141). We especially need help for the February 9th shifts. […]

Containers Shipped in June Arriving at Our Warehouse Today

Containers Shipped in June Arriving at Our Warehouse Today Mano a Mano’s 4 containers – shipped from Minnesota in June 2016 – have arrived at our warehouse in Cochabamba, Bolivia! More than 85,000 pounds were packed and loaded by Minnesota volunteers in June, including: Over 1,900 boxes of medical & school supplies 150+ wheelchairs More […]

Volunteers Prepare Donated Medical Supplies For Distribution 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 fourth post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, CLICK HERE to read […]

Belarus to Bolivia and Back

Post From Mano a Mano Volunteer Ray Mano a Mano super-volunteer Ray recently shared this story about a donation of supplies we had received but couldn’t really use ourselves. Belarus to Bolivia and Back We occasionally get donations at Mano a Mano that don’t quite meet our needs. In this case we had received two Special Needs […]

List of Medical Supplies We Need

List of Medical Supplies We Need Collecting surplus medical supplies in Minnesota and sending them to Bolivia is the program that started Mano a Mano more than 20 years, and a program that is still vitally important now. Below is a PDF of the most needed items currently: List of Medical Supplies We Need Reducing […]

Loading Over 85,000 Pounds of Supplies for Distribution in Bolivia

Loading Over 85,000 Pounds of Supplies for Distribution in Bolivia Over the past week, Mano a Mano volunteers have helped load 4 containers with a little over 85,000 pounds of supplies. This includes: Over 1,900 boxes of medical & school supplies 150+ wheelchairs More than 1,600 walkers, canes, and pairs of crutches 41 gaylords (very […]

Unloading 99,000 Pounds of Medical Supplies in Bolivia

Unloading 99,000 Pounds of Medical Supplies in Bolivia In September 2015, Mano a Mano volunteers loaded 99,000 pounds of medical supplies into four 40-foot containers at our St. Paul, Minnesota warehouse. The supplies were destined for Bolivia, where we distribute them to Mano a Mano projects, other organizations, and individuals in need. These supplies recently […]

Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano: January-April 2016

Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano: January-April 2016 Interested in helping reduce waste in Minnesota while making a difference in thousands of Bolivians’ lives? You are welcome to stop by Mano a Mano (925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104) to volunteer and help sort & pack donated surplus supplies; these times are ‘Soup […]

Distributing Supplies in Culpina, Bolivia

Distributing Supplies in Culpina, Bolivia Mano a Mano distributed wheelchairs, crutches, and other supplies last Friday in Culpina, Bolivia. Most of the supplies went to the local hospital, and the wheelchairs and crutches went directly to children that needed them. Staff from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo was flying to Culpina for […]