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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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2021 Summary of Medical Distributions in Bolivia

2021 Summary of Medical Distributions in Bolivia

Despite some shipping costs increasing by 150% and other new shipping challenges due to COVID, Mano a Mano shipped 7 containers with 180,180 pounds of medical supplies and equipment from Minnesota to Bolivia in 2021. (We averaged 187,951 pounds shipped over the...

Recent Flight to San Ramoncito

Recent Flight to San Ramoncito

Check out a few pictures from a recent Mano a Mano flight to San Ramoncito, a small community in the municipality of Beni in the Bolivian Amazon, with our Mano a Mano Aviation pilot Ivo Daniel Martinez flying our Cessna Caravan: [gallery type="rectangular"...

Moving Another Step Forward in Mano a Mano’s Long-Term Sustainability

Moving Another Step Forward in Mano a Mano’s Long-Term Sustainability

Each of Mano a Mano's five counterpart organizations started as a pilot project, “living” in the home of that organization’s founders until it was firmly established. When our new office building on the outskirts of Cochabamba is finished, each organization will have...

Durable Medical Equipment Giveaway on Saturday, January 15th

Durable Medical Equipment Giveaway on Saturday, January 15th

Please see attached invitation for our next durable medical equipment donation event at Mano a Mano this Saturday, January 15th from 9am-10:30am. Our local donation program is to help individuals who lack insurance coverage or the financial means to obtain durable...

Thank You For Being a Part of Mano a Mano!

Thank You For Being a Part of Mano a Mano!

Thank you for being a part of Mano a Mano! Together - “hand in hand” - we can help Bolivian communities in ways that none of us could do on our own. Like last year, 2021 has been another challenging year, but we are grateful to you for helping Mano a Mano continue to...

Our Favorite Videos of 2021

Our Favorite Videos of 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, we want to highlight some of our favorite videos we have shared this year. Our Favorite Videos of 2020 Our Favorite Videos of 2019 Mano a Mano Highlights From 2021 Check out more photos from 2021. Saving Medical Supplies From the Landfill in...

5 Most Popular Posts of 2021

5 Most Popular Posts of 2021

We are grateful to our staff and volunteers; our supporters; and the communities and municipal governments that we partner with. Working together, and despite the many challenges, we continue to create partnerships that improve health and increase economic well-being...

Staff and Heavy Equipment Returning Back Home

Staff and Heavy Equipment Returning Back Home

Staff and heavy equipment from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo returned to Cochabamba after a long stretch of working on community development projects in the Beni area.   Here's...

2021 in Pictures

2021 in Pictures

The year is coming to a close. Like last year, 2021 has been another challenging year, but we are grateful to you for helping Mano a Mano continue to partner with Bolivian communities to improve their own lives. Check out a few pictures from this year and what we have...

Dedicating the Sarufaya Clinic on November 23rd, 2021

Dedicating the Sarufaya Clinic on November 23rd, 2021

Mano a Mano's new clinic in Sarufaya was dedicated on November 23rd, 2021! Sarufaya Clinic Construction on the Sarufaya clinic began on July 22, 2021 and was completed on November 19th. Sarufaya is located in the municipality of Tarabuco, province of Yamparaez,...

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