Mano a Mano Health Clinic Activity for 2012

As we mentioned in our “A Look Back at What We Did in 2012“, we have been busy over the past year! We have added a variety of new programs over the last few years, but the first program we started in Bolivia almost 15 years ago was our health clinic program, which has the […]

World Water Day 2013

Today is UN-Water World Water Day! United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that “water holds the key to sustainable development, we must work together to protect and carefully manage this fragile, finite resource.” Water is an important focus for Mano a Mano; we have built 6 large agricultural water reservoirs and 153 water ponds, […]

All Four Mano a Mano Aircraft are Operating in Bolivia, and Our Most Recent Emergency Flight

All four of Mano a Mano’s aircraft are now operating and certified in Bolivia! Why Having a Larger Plane is Important – What the Navajo Plane Makes Possible Our Navajo aircraft (twin-engine, 10-passenger plane) has flown twice out of the country and is scheduled this week for a third trip to Santiago, Chile. These international flights generate much-needed […]

Sancayani Reservoir – Snow at 14,000 Feet

Mano a Mano staff were doing work on the site of our recently completed water reservoir in Sancayani, Bolivia and there is snow on the ground! This is in contrast to the city of Cochabamba, which is only a 2-hour drive away, where the highs are in the 80s even with its elevation of 8500 […]

Thank You Olivia, MN High School Volunteers!

On Saturday, March 16 10 high school students from Olivia, MN volunteered with Mano a Mano as part of an urban immersion program. The students sorted medical and school supplies and helped prepare an upcoming mailing. Mano a Mano depends on volunteers to support everything we do; check out our volunteer page to learn more.

Tickets for Festival Bolivia 2013 Now Available

Tickets for our 4th Annual Spring Gala are now available for purchase. Go to out Festival Bolivia 2013 page for more information and to buy tickets. We hope to see you there!

Update on Demonstration and Training Center – mid-March 2013

Our demonstration and training center is progressing a lot since the project began last summer. Check out the photo slideshow for an update on activities over the past few weeks: Demonstration and Training Center Update_Mid-March 2013 from Mano a Mano International

Penny War at Unity Church to Buy School Supplies

Unity Church has been a long-time supporter of Mano a Mano, which includes many of our most dedicated volunteers and having dozens of their members traveling to Bolivia over the years with us. Over the next few months they have a new project with Mano a Mano; the information below is taken directly from Unity […]

Mano a Mano Events Calendar – Volunteer Sorting on Friday; Spring Gala April 20

To help you stay informed on Mano a Mano activities and events, we now have a Mano a Mano Events Calendar available on the website. 2 upcoming events to keep in mind: Mano a Mano has volunteer opportunities (open to anyone) every other Friday at our warehouse (925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104). […]

Congratulations to SAR Bolivia for 25 Years in Operation

In mid-February SAR (Search and Rescue) Bolivia celebrated its 25th year in operation with a ceremony in Cochabamba. Mano a Mano was in attendance to congratulate SAR, which has been a great organization that we have worked closely with for many years. Here are just a few of the ways we have worked together over the […]