Thank You Medtronic Volunteers!

Today marks the last day of a month-long volunteer project with Medtronic employees throughout the Twin Cities. In the month of June, more than 420 Medtronic employees ¬†from Rice Creek, World Headquarters in Fridley, Mounds View, the VSP Retiree Group, and other departments volunteered their time with Mano a Mano, helping to sort and pack […]

7 Major Water Projects That Benefit 24,000+ Bolivians

7 Major Water Projects That Benefit 24,000+ Bolivians Since Mano a Mano began building water projects through our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo in 2005, we have built 7 major water projects that provide water to more than 24,000 Bolivians. CLICK HERE:¬†Update on Water Projects These projects are huge efforts and depend on […]

“With Water, We Can Improve Life For Our Families”

One of Mano a Mano’s primary project areas is water. Last year we completed one of our biggest water projects in Sancayani, a Bolivian community a few hours outside of Cochabamba that is more than 14,000 feet above sea level. Community Input In all of our projects, we are very committed to listening to the […]

Bolivian Doctors and Nurses in Mano a Mano Clinics Talk About Working in Rural Bolivia

What began as a single suitcase of donated medical supplies from the US to Bolivia has now grown to a network of 139 (and counting) health clinics throughout the country that have almost a million patient visits each year. In this video, hear from some of the Bolivian doctors and nurses that work in Mano […]

St. Paul Middle School Students Working to Help Improve Education in Bolivia

Thank you to Highland Park Middle School, part of Saint Paul Public Schools, and the classes of Sra. Hathaway-Castelan, Ms. Corrow, Mr. O’Brien/Sra. Falcon, Mr. Kim, and Sra. Rosales for raising $1,855.54 to contribute to our Ninos a Ninos program (that began with Highland Park student Joey Temali) to build a school in rural Bolivia! […]

Meet our Summer Interns!

As summer kicks off, Mano a Mano is excited to welcome a group of amazing interns who are working with us! We are only a staff of 3 in the US and we depend on interns and volunteers to be able to do our work. Meet Samantha Samantha Carter is working FULL-TIME for Mano a […]

Building a Clinic High in the Andes in Rural Bolivia

Mano a Mano worked with the community of Jironkota (population 1,800 in the department of Cochabamba) to build a health clinic that was completed in December 2012. The Jironkota clinic, as with all Mano a Mano projects, was a collaborative effort with the local community, local Bolivian government, and Mano a Mano staff and volunteers […]

Craft Sale on June 8 to Benefit Mano a Mano in Woodstock, IL

We just wanted to pass along a great event being hosted by Rich’s Foxwillow Pine Nursery, Inc. On June 8 they are hosting a hosta sale and arts & crafts sale to benefit Heifer International (hosta sale) and Mano a Mano International (arts and crafts). More Information CLICK THIS LINK to go to the banner […]