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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Building a New Water Well in Pampa Grande, Bolivia

Building a New Water Well in Pampa Grande, Bolivia

Mano a Mano is starting work on a new water well in Pampa Grande, Bolivia. Mano a Mano's well-drilling machine and support equipment is now on site in Pampa Grande. This well will serve the rural community of Pampa Grande, in the municipality of Punata, and is...

Building Greenhouses in Corani Pampa, Bolivia

Building Greenhouses in Corani Pampa, Bolivia

The high tropical village of Corani Pampa, Bolivia, home to 28 families (130 people), is partnering with Mano a Mano to build greenhouses to plant fruits and vegetables. About Corani Pampa Corani Pampa lies at about 6,000 feet above sea level, a modest elevation by...

Making Progress on New Clinic Projects in Guadalupe and Sarufaya

Making Progress on New Clinic Projects in Guadalupe and Sarufaya

Mano a Mano's new clinic in Guadalupe, Bolivia is now 35% complete! Construction began on July 29, 2021, and is projected to be completed in 2-3 months. This clinic will join our network of 176 clinics throughout Bolivia, which provide access to local healthcare for...

Donating Medical Supplies for Hospitals in Cochabamba

Donating Medical Supplies for Hospitals in Cochabamba

Mano a Mano collects medical supplies and equipment in Minnesota and sends them to Bolivia, where they are distributed to people and organizations in need throughout the country. These distributions from our warehouse in Cochabamba can range in scope from providing a...

Durable Medical Equipment Giveaway on Saturday, September 11th

Durable Medical Equipment Giveaway on Saturday, September 11th

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

Expanding the Laguna Sulti Water Reservoir for a 3rd Time

Expanding the Laguna Sulti Water Reservoir for a 3rd Time

In 2005 a Bolivian subsistence farmer in whose community Mano a Mano had built a school made this plea along with his neighbors. “Our plants produce little or die of thirst. A reservoir would hold enough rain so all of us could irrigate our fields. Then we would have...

Starting Construction on a New Clinic in Guadalupe, Bolivia

Starting Construction on a New Clinic in Guadalupe, Bolivia

Mano a Mano has started construction on a new clinic in the community of Guadalupe, Bolivia (municipality of Santa Rosa, province of Sara, department of Santa Cruz). The community has a population of 1,400 and is an 8-hour drive from Cochabamba. Clinic construction...

Donating Supplies for Distribution in Jordan

Donating Supplies for Distribution in Jordan

We were happy to be able to donate nearly 10,000 pounds of supplies for Helping Hand for Relief and Development earlier this week. These supplies, which included dozens of wheelchairs, walkers, canes, and crutches, will go to refugee settlements in Jordan. We have a...

Reducing Waste in Minnesota, Improving Lives in Bolivia

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