Work on the Road to San Lorenzo

Work on the Road to San Lorenzo The 100 year flooding of 2014 in the tropical area of Beni devastated the minimal road and bridge infrastructure the communities of San Lorenzo and surrounding areas depended on. Even prior to this flooding, the community of San Lorenzo had been requesting assistance from Mano a Mano to […]

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. […]

Improving the Road From San Luis to San Lorenzo

Improving the Road From San Luis to San Lorenzo Our co-founder Segundo Velasquez is currently in Bolivia, and he recently visited San Lorenzo. He sent the following note yesterday about his visit: Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo personnel are fixing the road from San Luis to San Lorenzo. Workers are doing a wonderful and beautiful […]

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 […]

El Palmar Road Project Update

El Palmar Road Completed by Mano a Mano in October 2014 In late October 2014, Mano a Mano dedicated one of our most challenging projects to date – a 37+ mile road project in El Palmar, Bolivia, a small community in the department of Chuquisaca, province of Sud Cinti, municipality of Culpina (there were 7 dedication […]

A Look Back at What We Did in 2014 – Mano a Mano 2014 Annual Report

Mano a Mano 2014 Annual Report In many ways 2014 was a milestone year for Mano a Mano – we celebrated our 20th anniversary, completed our 50th school project and are closing in on our 150th clinic project, dedicated one of the most challenging projects to date (a 37-mile road in El Palmar, Bolivia), and shipped […]

El Palmar Road Project Being Dedicated this Week

El Palmar Road Project Being Dedicated this Week   Post by Mano a Mano International.  

Update on El Palmar Road Project – 40 Kilometers Now Complete!

Mano a Mano’s counterpart organization Nuevo Mundo has been making progress on what has been one of our most challenging projects – building a 60-kilometer road in the Municipality of Culpina, Department of Chuquisaca that connects the regions with the Departments of Tarija and Cochabamba. The road will provide access and communication to 18,180 people who live […]

Dedication of New Road Project in Curzani, Bolivia

On September 21, Mano a Mano’s counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo dedicated 2 complementary road projects in Curzani, Bolivia, a small community located in the municipality of Punata, department of Cochabamba. What the New Road Project Does The road project consists of 2 components: Improving and widening at 2-kilometer road that circles Curzani, which […]