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 […]