Our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Internacional hosted a workshop for the parents and caregivers of the 12 children currently enrolled in our physical therapy program on Saturday, August 13th. The focus was on basic hygiene, personal care, and first aid.
While parents participated in the workshop, the 12 children in our physical therapy program played games with Mano a Mano volunteers and physical therapy students, which complement the more direct rehabilitation and physical therapy sessions. This workshop was hosted in Mano a Mano Internacional’s office building in El Abra, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Watch a Video About Mano a Mano’s Physical Therapy Program
Training and Education to Complement Mano a Mano’s Infrastructure Projects
Continuing education and training are important components for every Mano a Mano counterpart organization and their areas of focus – for our own staff and interns, as well as others. In addition to Mano a Mano Bolivia’s continuing health education and Dream Fund programs, Mano a Mano International Partners hosts interns from local universities and is a social work field placement site for Metro State University; Mano a Mano Nuevo Mundo provides training for heavy equipment operators; Mano a Mano Aviation provides training and internships for aviation students (pilots and mechanics); and Mano a Mano Internacional provides internships for agronomy students and provides training programs for public school teachers and physical therapy.