Emergency Flight for Two Children in San Lorenzo

Our most recent emergency flight was for 2 children from San Lorenzo, a small community north of Trinidad in the Beni department of Bolivia. One child had a broken arm and the other was ill, so Mano a Mano flew them, accompanied by their mothers, from San Lorenzo to...
Mano a Mano’s New Plane – First Flight

Mano a Mano’s New Plane – First Flight

Mano a Mano’s New Plane – First Flight On July 13, 2018, Mano a Mano staff, board members, and supporters went to Fleming Field in South St. Paul, Minnesota for the first flight in our new plane. Special thanks to Mano a Mano Volunteer Tom Merritt for...
3 Mano a Mano Planes, 3 Flights

3 Mano a Mano Planes, 3 Flights

3 Mano a Mano Planes, 3 Flights Mano a Mano’s volunteer warehouse manager Ray Wiedmeyer just got back from a trip to Bolivia with Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez. While he was there, he took a lot of pictures and wrote about some of his experiences. On...
Work on the Road to San Lorenzo

Work on the Road to San Lorenzo

Work on the Road to San Lorenzo The 100 year flooding of 2014 in the tropical area of Beni devastated the minimal road and bridge infrastructure the communities of San Lorenzo and surrounding areas depended on. Even prior to this flooding, the community of San Lorenzo...
Emergency Flight in the Beni

Emergency Flight in the Beni

After writing about  recent Mano a Mano flights in Bolivia, we received an update on another emergency flight yesterday in the Beni region of Bolivia. A 20 year old woman with congestive heart and kidney failure was unable to receive sufficient treatment at the...