Working Hand-In-Hand to Improve Lives in Rural Bolivia

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Is to create partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities that improve health and increase economic well-being.

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What Does Mano a Mano Do?

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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Transporting Teachers To Their Schools in the Bolivian Tropics

Transporting Teachers To Their Schools in the Bolivian Tropics

Public school teachers Elvis Alanoca, Basilio Mendoza, Elizabeth Cusi, and Grecia Rodríguez hitched a ride on the Mano a Mano aircraft in early September, avoiding what would otherwise have been a 6-7 day trip to arrive in the tropical communities in which they teach....

Month in Review – September 2023

Month in Review – September 2023

Check out what we have been doing together over the past month or so across our 5 counterpart organizations in Minnesota and Bolivia: REUSE 23 Conference: October 3-4, 2023 We are looking forward to being a site host for the Reuse Minnesota REUSE23...

Flying in the Bolivian Andes

Flying in the Bolivian Andes

The picture above is a view from the wing of Mano a Mano's Cessna Caravan recently flying in the Bolivian Andes. Learn more about our aviation program, and why it's so important in rural Bolivia: Mano a Mano's Aviation Program Celebrating 5 Years with a Cessna Caravan...

Dedicating a Deep Water Well in Villa Rosario, Bolivia

Dedicating a Deep Water Well in Villa Rosario, Bolivia

On September 13th, 2023 Mano a Mano dedicated a deep water well in Villa Rosario, Bolivia! We completed this deep well in 2021 (check out our 2021 Annual Report), but at the time gatherings were not allowed due to COVID. We were happy to celebrate the access to water...

REUSE 23 Conference: October 3-4, 2023

REUSE 23 Conference: October 3-4, 2023

We are looking forward to being a site host for the Reuse Minnesota REUSE23 Conference in a few weeks! Learn more about the conference on the Reuse Minnesota website here. More about the REUSE 23 Conference: Mano a Mano's Recovered Resources Program A recent...

Fixing the Engine for our Well-Drilling Equipment

Fixing the Engine for our Well-Drilling Equipment

Fixing/maintaining the motor for our well-drilling equipment at our workshop in Cochabamba, Bolivia last week: Having skilled staff and the needed equipment is essential for Mano a Mano to be able to partner with Bolivian communities on projects they request, like...

Month in Review – August 2023

Month in Review – August 2023

Check out what we have been doing together over the past month or so across our 5 counterpart organizations in Minnesota and Bolivia: Dedicated 2 New Clinics in Santa Ana and 20 de Septiembre On Friday, July 28th, 2023 Mano a Mano dedicated a new health clinic in 20...

Heavy Equipment Repair & Maintenance is a Constant Process

Heavy Equipment Repair & Maintenance is a Constant Process

Mano a Mano is made up of 5 counterpart organizations focusing in different areas of community development - health, education, economic development, food security and nutrition, and more - with the same overall mission of “Partnering together – Hand in Hand – to...

Reducing Waste in Minnesota, Improving Lives in Bolivia

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