Construction on the Villa Nueva clinic began on September 28, 2021 and is 60% complete as of April 8, 2022. Villa Nueva is located in the municipality of Villa Tunari, province of Chapare, department of Cochabamba. The community has a population of 2,800 and is a 5-hour drive from Cochabamba. This project is a partnership with Mano a Mano Bolivia and Mano a Mano International Partners; the local community of Villa Nueva and municipal government of Villa Tunari that are participating throughout the process; and US donors that provided the seed money that make this project possible.
Villa Nueva Construction Photos
Providing Access to Healthcare in Bolivia for Over 2 Decades: Mano a Mano Bolivia
Mano a Mano’s first counterpart organization established in Bolivia was Mano a Mano Bolivia, which has been working in Bolivia since 1996. To date, Mano a Mano Bolivia has constructed 178 health clinics throughout Bolivia, which had over 1 million patient visits in 2021. We recently dedicated our 2 newest clinic projects in Estaño Colorado and Guadalupe at the end of March 2022.
Check out this video to learn more about Mano a Mano Bolivia and how we partner with Bolivian communities to provide access to healthcare: