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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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Mano a Mano Article in the Longfellow Nokomis Messenger

Mano a Mano Article in the Longfellow Nokomis Messenger

Mano a Mano was featured in the October 2021 issue of the Longfellow Nokomis Messenger: "Non-profit sends medical supplies to Bolivia – and shares surplus at home." Saving Medical Supplies From the Landfill in Minnesota and Putting Them to Use in Bolivia Mano a Mano...

Loading Containers for Bolivia

Loading Containers for Bolivia

We are almost done completely filling 2 containers with donated medical supplies, mobility equipment, and other items at our St. Paul warehouse! Next week, these containers will make their way to Bolivia, where they will be organized at our Cochabamba warehouse for...

Durable Medical Equipment Giveaway on Saturday, October 9th

Durable Medical Equipment Giveaway on Saturday, October 9th

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

Mano a Mano Clinics: 466,822 Patient Visits in the First Half of 2021

Mano a Mano Clinics: 466,822 Patient Visits in the First Half of 2021

Over the first half of 2021, Mano a Mano's network of clinics had 466,822 patient visits. Our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia also provides continuing health education programs, and has a number of new clinic projects currently under construction - all...

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...

Reducing Waste in Minnesota, Improving Lives in Bolivia

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