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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What Does Mano a Mano Do?

What Does Mano a Mano Do?

We regularly share updates about our day-to-day work here on our website and on social media. This post is to share in more detail what Mano a Mano does overall as an organization: our mission, how our work addresses the needs of Bolivian communities, the...

Durable Medical Equipment Giveaway on Saturday, May 8th at Mano a Mano

Durable Medical Equipment Giveaway on Saturday, May 8th at Mano a Mano

Mano a Mano has excess durable medical equipment that we are making available for individuals in the Twin Cities, for free, on Saturday, May 8th from 9am-11am. Please send specific requests to rehabequipment@manoamano.org; we will confirm whether we can fulfill your...

Mano a Mano Technical Training Programs for Construction and Aviation

Mano a Mano Technical Training Programs for Construction and Aviation

Just as Mano a Mano’s clinics require highly trained physicians, nurses and dentists, our water and road projects simply could not happen without skilled mechanics and machine operators. For years we recruited technicians who already had work experience; they had...

Drone View: Sancayani Water Reservoir Full of Water

Drone View: Sancayani Water Reservoir Full of Water

On a visit to Sancayani earlier this month, we were happy to see that our water reservoir project built nearly a decade ago is currently filled with water. Area farmers are able to have year-round access to water. Sancayani Water Reservoir In 2012, Mano a Mano...

New Trailer: “Pilot of Hope” Documentary

New Trailer: “Pilot of Hope” Documentary

Thanks to Devised TV for sharing the story of Mano a Mano's aviation program in Bolivia. From their new trailer about the one-hour documentary (available on Amazon Prime Video): "Ivo Daniel Martinez is an anonymous hero. At the controls of his plane (sometimes a tiny...

Impact of Jusku Molle Water Reservoir One Decade Later

Impact of Jusku Molle Water Reservoir One Decade Later

As part of a request for Mano a Mano's support on new water projects earlier this month, we also received a letter from the Jusku Molle community about the impact the water project we completed in 2012 has had for them. We are always happy to see the sustainable...

Recent Mano a Mano Flights

Recent Mano a Mano Flights

Mano a Mano's aviation program has been busy in 2021: providing flights for emergency care, COVID-related purposes, weekend health clinics, and transporting people and cargo throughout Bolivia. Through 110 days so far this year, we have flown 108 times. Here are a few...

Working Around the Pandemic: Mano a Mano 2020 Annual Report

Working Around the Pandemic: Mano a Mano 2020 Annual Report

Mano a Mano Projects in 2020: Working Around the Pandemic 2020 was a very difficult year, but despite the challenges Mano a Mano continued with our mission of creating partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities to improve health and increase economic...

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