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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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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Drone View of Wirkini Water Reservoir Built in 2016

Drone View of Wirkini Water Reservoir Built in 2016

Mano a Mano staff visited our Wirkini water reservoir project last week and took some drone footage - the reservoir is currently nearly full with water. The reservoir project was started in 2012 and completed in 2016; it provides irrigation water to at least 341...

Omereque Road Improvement Project

Omereque Road Improvement Project

Our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo has been working on a road improvement project in Omereque, Bolivia - partnering with the Gobierno Autonomo Municipal de Omereque (Municipal Government of Omereque) to improve and maintain 50 km of roads in Omereque...

4 Containers with 45+ Tons of Medical Supplies En Route to Bolivia

4 Containers with 45+ Tons of Medical Supplies En Route to Bolivia

Over the past week, Mano a Mano volunteers have worked hard to load 4 40-foot containers with more than 45 tons - 91,556 pounds - of medical supplies and equipment at our Minnesota warehouse. These containers are now en route to Bolivia, where Mano a Mano will...

New Health Clinic in Kaspi Cancha, Bolivia is Complete

New Health Clinic in Kaspi Cancha, Bolivia is Complete

Mano a Mano completed our 171st clinic project in Kaspi Cancha in December 2019, which was dedicated with the community in March 2020 (right before the Bolivia quarantine went into effect; the final report for this project was finished in May). The newly built clinic...

Minnesota National Guard Loads Supplies For Honduras

Minnesota National Guard Loads Supplies For Honduras

On Saturday, the Minnesota National Guard loaded medical supplies & equipment destined for Danli, Honduras at the MSP airport. These supplies started at Mano a Mano's warehouse in St. Paul in May. The supplies were transported to Charleston, South Carolina, and...

Flying Medical Supplies & Equipment to Beni for COVID-19 Support

Flying Medical Supplies & Equipment to Beni for COVID-19 Support

During the week of May 25-29, Mano a Mano received permission to fly PPE, medical supplies, and equipment to support hospitals and organizations in need in the department of Beni, Bolivia. Beni has the second-most confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Bolivia, and it has put...

Justice for George Floyd

Justice for George Floyd

Mano a Mano stands in solidarity to demand justice for George Floyd, whose life was unjustly taken from him by Minneapolis police earlier this week. (Photo featured above from Andres Guzman.) As a multi-cultural organization that works toward creating a more just...

Mano a Mano Office Update: Safely Returning to Work

Mano a Mano Office Update: Safely Returning to Work

With the updated COVID-19 order from Governor Walz on Safely Returning to Work this week, Mano a Mano is in the process of slowly reopening our St. Paul office. We are not hosting any volunteer groups or other activities in our office at this time. Before we accept...

Thanks Unity Church For the Easter Offering!

Thanks Unity Church For the Easter Offering!

Yesterday we received a $5,437.95 check from Unity Church! Mano a Mano was the recipient of the Easter church service congregational collection, and even as a virtual service due to COVID-19 precautions, Unity members donated nearly double what has been given in...

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