Working Hand-In-Hand to Improve Lives in Rural Bolivia

 

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Is to create partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities that improve health and increase economic well-being.

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What Does Mano a Mano Do?

Bolivians have access to health care for the first time

Bolivians have received emergency air rescues

Million pounds of medical, school, and construction supplies shipped

Miles of roads built or improved

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One Year Ago Today: Mano a Mano Celebrated 25 Years in Operation

One Year Ago Today: Mano a Mano Celebrated 25 Years in Operation

Last year on this day, Mano a Mano was celebrating 25 years in operation; what a difference a year makes. Although 2020 has been a challenging year, Mano a Mano continues to work, which you can read about in more detail at the bottom of this post. But just for today,...

Donating Medical Supplies to Colquiri, Bolivia Hospital

Donating Medical Supplies to Colquiri, Bolivia Hospital

On Saturday, Mano a Mano donated medical supplies and equipment for the hospital in Colquiri - a municipality in the department of La Paz that is roughly equidistant from the cities of Cochabamba and La Paz (a 4-hour drive from either city). Staff drove to our...

We Need Volunteers! This Week and Next

We Need Volunteers! This Week and Next

We need your help to get the supplies and equipment we have in our warehouse ready for our upcoming shipment to Bolivia 2 weeks from now. You are welcome to come to Mano a Mano (925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104) on any of the following days between 9:30am...

Personal Impact of COVID-19 – Note From Segundo

Personal Impact of COVID-19 – Note From Segundo

Our co-founder Segundo Velasquez shared this note about the personal impact of COVID-19 as part of our webinar with Unity Church last night: "The impact of COVID-19 in Bolivia has touched Mano a Mano staff and volunteers and my family very personally. I talk with...

Health Care in the Time of COVID-19 in Bolivia

Health Care in the Time of COVID-19 in Bolivia

This has been a difficult year in many ways, but we continue to make things work as best we can. Our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia focuses on health and education, and despite the challenges of 2020, they have completed new schools and clinics;...

Donating Supplies in Cochabamba for COVID-19 Support

Donating Supplies in Cochabamba for COVID-19 Support

Mano a Mano continues to donate medical supplies and equipment to health care organizations throughout Bolivia on a near-daily basis to help in their efforts with COVID-19. Recent donations have gone to organizations in and around the city of Cochabamba. We currently...

Hydro-Green Fodder Production for Animal Feed

Hydro-Green Fodder Production for Animal Feed

Last week we shared some of the current experiments underway at Mano a Mano's Center for Ecological Agriculture. This week we are seeing the results of the fodder production experiments, where we can turn 2 pounds of grain into about 10 pounds of animal feed in about...

Flying in Bolivia in the Time of COVID-19

Flying in Bolivia in the Time of COVID-19

Every year Mano a Mano’s aviation program airlifts 300-400 seriously ill or injured individuals from remote locations in Bolivia to urban hospitals. But when the pandemic reached Bolivia in March, all flights were grounded, both within and out of the country. After...

Reducing Waste in Minnesota, Improving Lives in Bolivia

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