Distributing Wheelchairs and Supplies in Capinota, Bolivia

Distributing Wheelchairs and Supplies in Capinota, Bolivia We have been distributing medical supplies and equipment in Bolivia throughout this week – yesterday Mano a Mano staff and volunteers were at the Centro Integral de Caramarca, in Capinota, to donate wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, and supplies to people in need. Shipping Millions of Pounds of Supplies since […]

Thanks Volunteers in Action!

Thanks Volunteers in Action! Thanks to the volunteers from the St. Catherine University Volunteers in Action (VIA) group last night! From the St. Kate’s website: “VIA supports a balance of charity and justice. By offering regular longer-term volunteer opportunities to students, VIA engages volunteers in the community and culture of the places they serve.” Also, […]

Boston Scientific Volunteers – September 2017

Boston Scientific Volunteers – September 2017 Thank you Boston Scientific for volunteering with us on Tuesday! The supplies they sorted and packed will be included in our next shipment to Bolivia, where they will be distributed to people & organizations in need throughout the country. More than 200,000 Pounds Shipped to Bolivia in 2017 In […]

Loading 5 Containers with Supplies for Bolivia – August 2017

Loading 5 Containers with Supplies for Bolivia – August 2017 Over the past few days, Mano a Mano volunteers loaded 5 40-ft. containers with donated medical and school supplies at our St. Paul, Minnesota warehouse. This week, these supplies will start their journey to Bolivia, where they will be distributed to people and organizations in […]

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 […]

A Beautiful Day To Be Working Outside

A Beautiful Day To Be Working Outside It’s a beautiful day to be working outside! Mano a Mano volunteers sorted donated supplies outside at the Mano a Mano warehouse this morning, which will be shipped to Bolivia in the next few months. Distributing Supplies in Bolivia Last Week A few times a year, Mano a […]

Thanks MINN Volunteers!

Thanks MINN Volunteers! Last night we hosted a group of volunteers from the Minnesota International NGO Network at the Mano a Mano office/warehouse to sort & pack donated medical supplies, and we got a lot done! Here’s a note from Mano a Mano volunteer warehouse manager Ray: Amazing what 9 dedicated volunteers can do in […]

Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos, Bolivia – Receiving Medical Supplies From Mano a Mano

Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos, Bolivia – Receiving Medical Supplies From Mano a Mano The Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos in the department of Beni, Bolivia shared this video showing the donation and reception of medical supplies from Mano a Mano for use in 32 health centers in the area, including Hospital 3 […]

Thank You Video From SAR Bolivia

Thank You Video From SAR Bolivia Bernado Aranibar from SAR Bolivia (Servicio Aereo de Rescate, or Search and Rescue in English) thanks Mark & Christine – 2 US volunteers that provided supplies and equipment to Mano a Mano International in St. Paul, Minnesota, that was then shipped to Bolivia and donated by Mano a Mano […]

Providing Instruments for Biopsies

Providing Instruments for Biopsies Charo, a registered nurse with instrument specialization, provides post-natal care in one of Bolivia’s public hospitals. When her patients showed symptoms of cancer during a routine visit, Charo had to travel to a private hospital in another city, borrow the instruments, and return them after performing a biopsy.  Travel to a […]