Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos, Bolivia – Receiving Medical Supplies From Mano a Mano
The Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos in the department of Beni, Bolivia shared this video showing the donation and reception of medical supplies from Mano a Mano for use in 32 health centers in the area, including Hospital 3 de Noviembre.
Part of October 2016 Distribution Event
These supplies were part of a larger distribution event in October 2016, where dozens of organizations came to Mano a Mano’s warehouse to receive about 90,000 pounds of donated supplies collected and shipped from Minnesota.
Learn more about this event, and Mano a Mano’s surplus program, here.
Four Containers With Almost 85,000 Pounds of Supplies En Route From Minnesota to Bolivia
On February 14th, 2017, four containers – that Mano a Mano volunteers had spent the last few days loading – were picked up from the Mano a Mano warehouse in St. Paul, Minnesota and are starting their journey to Bolivia. Nearly 85,000 pounds of wheelchairs, crutches & walkers, boxes of medical supplies, larger equipment like gurneys, and many other items will be distributed by Mano a Mano in Bolivia to people & organizations in need – just like our last distribution in October to places like San Ignacio de Moxos.
Check out pictures and video from our container loading in February here.