On Saturday, March 11th, Mano a Mano hosted an event to distribute school supplies, medical supplies, and mobility equipment to 84 organizations throughout Bolivia.
News Segment About the Distribution on Notivisión Cochabamba
Distribution Event on March 11th, 2023
Health care and support personnel drove for hours, some for as much as two full days, from as far away as Rurrenabaque. Their dedication and gratitude for these items that would otherwise have been discarded here in the US is a powerful reminder of why we do this work.
We were also happy that the 12 travelers from the US were able to spend the day taking part in this distribution; this is our first Mano a Mano trip to Bolivia in over 3 years!
2022 Summary of Distributions in Bolivia
In 2022, Mano a Mano distributed supplies sent from Minnesota to 293 organizations across all 9 departments of Bolivia – in 67 municipalities and 1,088 communities. 194 of these 293 receiving organizations were primary care clinics; 27 were 2nd and 3rd level hospitals; 72 recipients were churches, nonprofits, orphanages, schools and universities, and other civic organizations; and in addition 71 individuals received supplies.
220,704 Pounds of Supplies Sent from Minnesota to Bolivia in 2022: Our Recovered Resources Program
Learn More About Mano a Mano’s Recovered Resources Program
- 3 Containers of Medical Supplies and Mobility Equipment Arriving in Cochabamba, Bolivia (February 2023)
- Saving Surplus Supplies from Minnesota Landfills and Putting Them to Use in Bolivia: Mano a Mano International 2022 Report
- Distributing Supplies Throughout Bolivia and Providing Training and Education Programs: Mano a Mano Internacional 2022 Report