On July 1st, Mano a Mano loaded an ambulance with donated medical supplies & PPE for the municipal hospital in Comarapa, in the Department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Comarapa is a small town about halfway between the cities of Cochabamba and Santa Cruz, with a population of 5,793; the department of Santa Cruz has been the most heavily impacted by COVID-19, with 52% of the total confirmed cases in Bolivia. Since mid-March, Mano a Mano has made dozens of distributions of supplies to healthcare organizations throughout Bolivia, with an emphasis on providing COVID-19 support. Another shipment of 4 containers with 91,556 pounds of medical supplies and equipment is currently en route to Bolivia from Minnesota.

Donating Medical Supplies and PPE to Hospital in Comarapa, Santa Cruz, Bolivia – July 1, 2020

Medical Supply Distributions in Bolivia & Minnesota: March-July 2020

Distributing supplies to the department of Beni on the Mano a Mano plane, June 2020.

Mano a Mano Mid-Year Review: First Half of 2020

Learn more about what Mano a Mano has been doing over the first half of 2020. Despite the many challenges this year has brought, we continue to work to improve lives in many ways through our offices and people in Minnesota and Bolivia. Thank you to everyone that is involved with Mano a Mano in some way. We couldn’t do this without you!