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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Thank You For a Busy and Successful 2023! (Annual Report)

Thank You For a Busy and Successful 2023! (Annual Report)

We Have Been Able to Accomplish a Lot Together in 2023 We are so grateful to you for helping Mano a Mano continue to partner with Bolivian communities – on projects they request & ultimately own – to improve their lives. Mano a Mano’s biggest strength is...

Our Mission

Our Mission

Mano a Mano’s mission is: “Partnering together – Hand in Hand – to transform the health and well-being of Bolivian communities in need.” We accomplish that mission by building community-based projects and complementary programs in Bolivia that provide consistent...

Harvesting Carrots at the CEA

Harvesting Carrots at the CEA

A nice harvest of carrots at Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture this week! Learn More About the Center for Ecological Agriculture 40 Students from Unidad Educativa Presbiteriana Esperanza (UEPE) Visit Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture in...

Containers of Supplies on Their Way From Minnesota to Bolivia

Containers of Supplies on Their Way From Minnesota to Bolivia

Three 40-foot containers were picked up from Mano a Mano's Minnesota warehouse today (April 15th, 2024) to start their journey to Bolivia. Mano a Mano volunteers spent the past week loading 3 containers with roughly 40 tons (79,545 pounds, to be precise) of donated...

Loading 3 Containers in Minnesota with Supplies for Bolivia

Loading 3 Containers in Minnesota with Supplies for Bolivia

Mano a Mano volunteers have spent the past week loading 3 containers with roughly 40 tons of donated medical supplies, mobility equipment, and other items at our St. Paul warehouse for shipment to Bolivia, where they will be distributed to people and organizations in...

Containers Arriving For Our First Minnesota-Bolivia Shipment of 2024

Containers Arriving For Our First Minnesota-Bolivia Shipment of 2024

All 3 containers have arrived at our St. Paul warehouse today! Now begins the work of loading each container as full as possible (no wasted space) over the next few days with donated supplies for Bolivia. This will be our first shipment of 2024; in 2023 we shipped 9...

Boating on the Laguna Sulti Water Reservoir – March 2024

Boating on the Laguna Sulti Water Reservoir – March 2024

Mano a Mano staff and local community members visited the Laguna Sulti, Bolivia water reservoir on Sunday and took the opportunity to take a boat ride - seeing the reservoir at near-100% capacity, and local residents and birds enjoying the weekend! Pictures from...

Month in Review: March 2024

Month in Review: March 2024

Mano a Mano is keeping busy across our 5 counterpart organizations in Bolivia & Minnesota! Check out a few links from March 2024: “Highlighting Notable Women in Mac Herstory” including Mano a Mano Co-Founder Joan Velásquez We were happy to see Mano a Mano...

Making Layette Sets in Minnesota for Distribution in Bolivia

Making Layette Sets in Minnesota for Distribution in Bolivia

Thank you to the Mano a Mano volunteers for helping put together layettes at our St. Paul warehouse last week! Last week, this volunteer group spent an afternoon assembling over 100 layettes for newborns. Their tasks: select just the right combination of tiny onesies,...

Reducing Waste in Minnesota, Improving Lives in Bolivia

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