2019 in Photos
2019 was a milestone year for Mano a Mano as we celebrated our 25th anniversary in operation!
None of our work would be possible without the support of many dedicated supporters in the US, Bolivia, and elsewhere; we thank you for helping us get here!
Check out a few pictures of what we were able to do together in 2019.
2019 in Photos
Providing an emergency flight with the new Mano a Mano plane in 2019.
A truckload of supplies donated by Mano a Mano during a distribution event in Cochabamba in 2019 where dozens of organizations received tens of thousands of pounds of supplies and equipment.
These photos are from our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia’s 148th Health Education Workshop in July 2019 for nurses.
Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo’s warehouse and machine shop in Cochabamba.
Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture
In addition to the supplies sent from Minnesota, all windows, doors, desks, chairs, beds, and other equipment are built by Mano a Mano Bolivia staff at their warehouse in Cochabamba. These desks and chairs were being prepared for a school project in June 2019.
Blanca Velasquez from Mano a Mano rides a swan boat on the Ucuchi Reservoir during a visit in September 2019.
Water flowing from a new water well built in Laguna Carmen, Bolivia in 2019.
Loading containers at Mano a Mano with our Volunteer Warehouse Manager (and Unity member) Ray.
Mano a Mano staff and Maldonado community residents take a boat out on the Maldonado water reservoir during its dedication in March 2019. Photo taken by Paul Rogne.
Dedicating our water reservoir in Maldonado in March 2019 was a large community celebration.
Photo taken during our trip to Bolivia in March 2019.
Dedicating Mano a Mano’s water reservoir in Maldonado, Bolivia.
Distributing supplies to dozens of organizations at Mano a Mano’s warehouse in Cochabamba – September 2019
Dedicating community greenhouses in Sacabamba, Bolivia in March.
Mano a Mano’s aviation program provides flights on a near-daily basis. This is our Cessna Caravan in front of the Mano a Mano hangar at the Cochabamba airport.
Mano a Mano celebrated our 25th Anniversary in September at our office/warehouse in St. Paul.
Mano a Mano and TPT partnered to make videos highlighting our local Minnesota volunteers that we depend on to be successful.
We depend on our volunteers in our St. Paul office/warehouse.
On December 3rd, 2019 Mano a Mano held a small event at our warehouse to distribute a few orthopedic supplies and equipment to people with physical limitations from 8 municipalities in Cochabamba. In all we distributed 830 items.
The community and Mano a Mano celebrate the completion of the Palca health clinic in August 2019.
Michkha Mayu was dedicated on July 30, 2019 and is Mano a Mano’s 64th school project.
Jackie Smith, in Bolivia on our most recent Teacher Trip in 2019.