Constructing Furniture for Schools and Clinics in Bolivia

Constructing Furniture for Schools and Clinics in Bolivia Through our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia, Mano a Mano has completed 167 clinics and 62 schools (and counting) throughout Bolivia. We depend on collaborating with partners to make these projects possible: the community and municipality provide volunteer support, a portion of funding, and administration of […]

Chinyata Water Well Project is Complete

Chinyata Water Well Project is Complete Mano a Mano recently completed our well project in Chinyata, Bolivia. The well is 102 meters deep, with water flowing at 5 liters per second. 600 people now have access to an ample supply of safe water. This project was done in partnership with the community and Water Charity. […]

Loading 2 Containers with 40,000+ Pounds of Supplies in St. Paul

Loading 2 Containers with 40,000+ Pounds of Supplies in St. Paul Last week we shared a few pictures of 40,000+ pounds of supplies arriving in Cochabamba; those supplies were from a shipment from St. Paul in December 2018. Pictures Here are a few pictures from our most recent container loading in May 2019, and we […]

40,000+ Pounds of Recovered Resources Arriving in Cochabamba

40,000+ Pounds of Recovered Resources Arriving in Cochabamba This week, Mano a Mano staff & volunteers unloaded over 40,000 pounds of recovered resources at our warehouse in Cochabamba, Bolivia. These supplies started their journey in St. Paul, Minnesota in December 2018, with volunteers filling 2 40-foot containers with supplies that had been donated to Mano […]

Mano a Mano’s New Plane in Action

Mano a Mano’s New Plane in Action In 2018, Mano a Mano purchased a new plane to expand the capacity of our aviation program. After purchasing the new plane in Minnesota last summer and months of training and prep, it was flown from Fleming Field in the Twin Cities to Cochabamba, Bolivia in October 2018. Over […]

A Look Back At What We Did in 2018 – Mano a Mano 2018 Annual Report

A Look Back At What We Did in 2018 – Mano a Mano 2018 Annual Report Mano a Mano’s biggest strength is our community-based partnership model – bringing many people together to accomplish things that none of us could do on our own. Every activity, every project new or old, every event, depends on the dedication […]

Thanks Mano a Mano Volunteers!

Thanks Mano a Mano Volunteers! Thanks to everyone that has helped out at Mano a Mano last week! We have been loading about 20-25 tons of recovered resources – including orthopedic supplies, medical equipment, and other items – for distribution to people and organizations in need throughout Bolivia.

April 2019 Roundup: Mano a Mano Projects & Activities

April 2019 Roundup: Mano a Mano Projects & Activities Here is a roundup of Mano a Mano’s projects & activities from the past month (all headlines link to more information): Join Us on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 (6:30pm-7:45pm at Mano a Mano, 925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104) for our Monthly Speaker Series […]

Flying Medical Supplies to Cotagaita, Bolivia

Flying Medical Supplies to Cotagaita, Bolivia This week, Mano a Mano transported medical & orthopedic supplies from our warehouse in Cochabamba to Cotagaita, a community in the department of Potosi. The supplies were distributed to 3 health centers in the area. The donation included wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches, wound care and basic care supplies, and […]

Hydroponics Garden at the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Hydroponics Garden at the Center for Ecological Agriculture This week Mano a Mano hosted 66 kids from the Unidad Educativa Marina Nunez del Prado school at our Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) in Cochabamba. Kids got to see a working farm first-hand (which for many kids living in the city is often the first time), […]