Mano a Mano Photo Compilation

We just posted a compilation of  photos on Facebook showing a variety of Mano a Mano projects, Bolivian places, and the people that benefit from our projects! Check out more pictures here.

6th International Acute Care Conference Coming up Next Month

We are very excited for our 6th International Acute Care Conference coming up next month! This March, 20 doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals from the Twin Cities are traveling to Bolivia, at their own expense, to provide continuing health education courses to Bolivian medical professionals. Health Education As part of our model, Mano a […]

Sancayani Water Reservoir Filled with Water in its First Year

In 2012 Mano a Mano dedicated a large water reservoir project in Sancayani, Bolivia. Sancayani is a rural community in the department of Cochabamba high in the Bolivian Andes – about 14,000 feet above sea level. This water project consists of 2 large water reservoirs, Sallamani Chico and Sallamani Grande. Rainwater and snow melt are […]

Demonstration and Training Center Update, Mid-February

A few weeks ago we showed the progress we have been making on our Demonstration and Training Center, which we are really excited about. Here is a photo-slideshow look at how the project has been progressing in the month of February: Demonstration and Training Center Update_Mid-Feb 2013 from Mano a Mano International

Mano a Mano Article in Minnesota Returned Peace Corps Newsletter

Mano a Mano Office Manager Dana Dallavalle made her first trip to Bolivia last November and wrote about her experience here. Before joining Mano a Mano, Dana was in the Peace Corps in Panama, and she is now an active board member of the Minnesota Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (MNRPCV). Mano a Mano Article in […]

Mano a Mano is Hosting Spanish Classes this Spring

Mano a Mano is working with the Global Citizens Network to provide Mano a Mano volunteers the opportunity to take part in modestly priced Beginner 1 Spanish classes for Spring 2013. This is a great opportunity for anyone that is planning on traveling to Latin America or just wants the chance to improve their language […]

Jusku Molle Reservoir Filled with Water – Aerial Photos

In Bolivia it is the middle of the rainy season, and Mano a Mano’s water reservoirs have been filling with water (see photos of our Sancayani water reservoir and Laguna Sulty water reservoir). Our newest water reservoir, built in Jusku Molle just outside of Cochabamba, has also filled with water. Mano a Mano staff recently […]

Collaborating with Jorge Wilsterman Airport on Emergency Simulation

Mano a Mano’s medical surplus distribution program is primarily focused on distributing the supplies and equipment we collect in the US to equip our network of health clinics throughout Bolivia. Unique Projects But these supplies are also used for some unique projects. As an example, last November Mano a Mano participated in an emergency preparedness simulation with […]

Group Sorting Medical Supplies the Last Friday of Every Month

Help Us Kick Off Group Sorting! Mano a Mano International invites you to stop by our new warehouse and help with sorting donated medical supplies that will be distributed to Mano a Mano’s partner organizations in Bolivia. We started as an organization  in 1994 with the goal of saving surplus medical supplies from the landfill in […]

GoodnessTV Selects Mano a Mano as its Feature Organization of the Week

Mano a Mano was chosen by GoodnessTV as its feature organization of the week! GoodnessTV GoodnessTV is a video-sharing WebTV dedicated to positive news and social commitment (check out Mano a Mano’s page on GoodnessTV here). Feature Organization of the Week Article GoodnessTV wrote an article about Mano a Mano as part of the feature […]