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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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Dedicating a New School in Qhapajtala, Bolivia

Dedicating a New School in Qhapajtala, Bolivia

Mano a Mano recently completed a new school in Qhapajtala, Bolivia in December 2020. Construction was delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions, but is now complete, and will improve access to quality education for the community. Every project is a partnership: thank you...

2020 Summary of Medical Distributions in Bolivia

2020 Summary of Medical Distributions in Bolivia

In 2020, Mano a Mano shipped 7 containers with 175,777 pounds of medical supplies, mobility equipment, and other items from Minnesota to Bolivia for distribution to people and organizations in need throughout the country. 291 organizations in Bolivia received supplies...

Hydroponic Lettuce and Fodder Production at the CEA This Week

Hydroponic Lettuce and Fodder Production at the CEA This Week

Over the past year, Mano a Mano staff at our Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) in Cochabamba has been experimenting with new demonstration projects. Their goal: to grow more food, in less space and at lower cost, using technology and materials that can be made...

Donating Medical Supplies to Hospital Harry Williams in Cochabamba

Donating Medical Supplies to Hospital Harry Williams in Cochabamba

Mano a Mano donated medical supplies and equipment to Hospital Harry Williams in Cochabamba this week - our last donation of 2020. Hospital Harry Williams "Hi, my name is Marcos Antonio Bolivar, I am an administrator at Hospital Harry Williams. I want to thank, first...

5 Most Popular Posts of 2020

5 Most Popular Posts of 2020

2020 has been hard. 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...

Our Favorite Videos of 2020

Our Favorite Videos of 2020

2020 has been hard. 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...

Sumala Clinic Expansion

Sumala Clinic Expansion

Mano a Mano recently completed an expansion of a health clinic in Sumala, as well as new schools in Litoral and Qhapajtala. Construction was delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions, but are now complete, and will improve access to health and education for their...

Weekend Health Clinics in Mocovi Jail and Tentayapi, Bolivia

Weekend Health Clinics in Mocovi Jail and Tentayapi, Bolivia

2020 has brought many challenges; our aviation program has not been able to fly many weekend health clinics this year due to the varying COVID-19 restrictions, communities worrying about having outsiders visiting, and the cautiousness of the volunteer medical...

Dedicating New Clinic and School Projects in Bolivia

Dedicating New Clinic and School Projects in Bolivia

Mano a Mano recently completed an expansion of a health clinic in Sumala and new schools in Litoral and Qhapajtala. Construction was delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions, but are now complete, and will improve access to health and education for their communities....

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