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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...

Boating on the Laguna Sulti Reservoir – February 2024

Boating on the Laguna Sulti Reservoir – February 2024

Mano a Mano took a boat ride this week on the reservoir in Laguna Sulti, Bolivia that we are happy to see nearing its total capacity after recent significant rainfall. Learn More Learn more about this project that has been a 15-year partnership between Mano a Mano the...

Month in Review – February 2024

Month in Review – February 2024

Check out what we have been doing together over the past month or so across our 5 counterpart organizations in Minnesota and Bolivia: Dedicating a Water Distribution System in Chirusi Rosario, Bolivia Residents of Chirusi Rosario, Bolivia gathered last week on...

HERO Fargo – Partnering with Mano a Mano for Over a Decade

HERO Fargo – Partnering with Mano a Mano for Over a Decade

We were happy to see the recent post from HERO (Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization) highlighting our partnership over the past decade+! This is what partnership looks like. Mano a Mano International has been partnering with HERO for nearly 13 years, helping...

Jhostin – One Physical Therapy Program Beneficiary

Jhostin – One Physical Therapy Program Beneficiary

When Jhostin’s parents brought him to Mano a Mano’s physical therapy program eight months ago, he had the psychomotor development of a 2-month-old. He was unable to lift his head, sit, extend his legs, or feed himself. His parents had sought treatment for him but...

Collecting Dental Hygiene Kits in Minnesota for Bolivia

Collecting Dental Hygiene Kits in Minnesota for Bolivia

Thank you to Michelle MW who recruited friends through her church to provide dental hygiene kits for children during Mano a Mano weekend clinics in the tropics of Bolivia. Thinking that they would at least be able to provide a couple hundred of them, the project was...

Weekend Health Clinic in San Pablo de Moxos – February 9th, 2024

Weekend Health Clinic in San Pablo de Moxos – February 9th, 2024

On February 9th, 2024 Mano a Mano provided a weekend health clinic (jornada) in San Pablo de Moxos, a small community of around 30 people in the department of Beni in the Bolivian Amazon. Weekend Health Clinic in San Pablo de Moxos - February 9th, 2024 In addition to...

Dedicating a Water Distribution System in Chirusi Rosario, Bolivia

Dedicating a Water Distribution System in Chirusi Rosario, Bolivia

Residents of Chirusi Rosario gathered last week on February 16th, 2024 to give thanks and to dance in celebration as they dedicated the final phase of their deep well project in partnership with Mano a Mano. Community leader Jesus Ovando (on the right) presented a...

Mano a Mano Earns 2024 Platinum Seal of Transparency

Mano a Mano Earns 2024 Platinum Seal of Transparency

We recently earned a Candid Platinum Seal of Transparency for 2024! Check out our nonprofit profile at Candid to keep up to date with our impact. Learn More about Mano a Mano Thank You For a Busy and Successful 2023!

Building a Septic System for the Chirusi Rosario School

Building a Septic System for the Chirusi Rosario School

Our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo is completing work on a full septic system for the Chirusi Rosario school. Mano a Mano completed the Chirusi Rosario school in March 2022. This septic system will be finished within a month or so. Building a Septic...

New Clinic in Catariri, Bolivia is 70% Complete

New Clinic in Catariri, Bolivia is 70% Complete

Mano a Mano’s new health clinic in Catariri is now more than 70% complete! Our counterpart Mano a Mano Bolivia began construction on October 13th and it is progressing well, with an expected completion date of March/April 2024. When complete, this clinic will...

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