3 New Clinic Projects Dedicated in Bolivia

3 New Clinic Projects Dedicated in Bolivia Over the past 3 months, our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia has completed 3 new clinic projects: a new clinic in Jatun Mayu (our 163rd clinic project in Bolivia) a clinic expansion in Candelaria (our 164th clinic project) a new clinic in Villa Rosario (our 165th clinic […]

Families Benefiting from the Wirkini Water Reservoir

Families Benefiting from the Wirkini Water Reservoir Paulino Rocha Gonzales, 44 years old, married with 4 children living in Iluri Grande, Tiraque Province, is a direct beneficiary of the waters made possible by the Wirkini reservoir. He mentions that the water in the reservoir is currently full, with the excess water flowing through the overflow […]

We Have Received 110,000+ Pounds of Supplies So Far in 2018

We Have Received 110,000+ Pounds of Supplies So Far in 2018 So far this year: Mano a Mano has received 110,606 pounds of in-kind donations, processed 89,719 pounds, and inventoried 163 pallets since January 1, 2018! All contributions to this program are greatly appreciated: thanks to the many volunteers involved with the process in the […]

Mano a Mano’s New Plane – First Flight

Mano a Mano’s New Plane – First Flight On July 13, 2018, Mano a Mano staff, board members, and supporters went to Fleming Field in South St. Paul, Minnesota for the first flight in our new plane. Special thanks to Mano a Mano Volunteer Tom Merritt for making this video! Mano a Mano Pilots Flying […]

Food Stability for Bolivian Farmers – Alternative Gifts

Food Stability for Bolivian Farmers – Alternative Gifts Mano a Mano is happy to be included in the Alternative Gifts International Catalog this year. View our Project Page on Alternative Gifts International here. Mano a Mano’s Project Page on Alternative Gifts – More Information Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America. Many […]

New Clinic Dedicated in Jatun Mayu, Bolivia

New Clinic Dedicated in Jatun Mayu, Bolivia Mano a Mano recently completed a new health clinic in Jatun Mayu, Bolivia. The clinic was dedicated on May 29, 2018, and is our 163rd clinic project. Jatun Mayu Clinic Jatun Mayu is a rural community in the Zudanez province, department of Chuquisaca – about a 3-hour drive […]

June 2018 Teacher’s Trip to Bolivia

June 2018 Teacher’s Trip to Bolivia Over the past few days, teachers from Minnesota and teachers from the tropical regions of Bolivia (department of Beni) have been meeting together at Mano a Mano’s offices in Cochabamba to discuss teaching methods, develop curriculum, learn how they keep parents involved, and have an opportunity to interact in […]

Building Water Wells in Bolivia

Building Water Wells in Bolivia Rural community leaders approach us regularly with requests to help them access water. Extensive discussions lay the groundwork for developing formal agreements among the elected community leaders, municipal officials and Mano a Mano, and define, prior to initiating the project, the contributions and responsibilities of each participating entity. Mano a […]

March 2018 Trip to Bolivia

March 2018 Trip to Bolivia In March, a group of travelers from Florida and Minnesota went to Bolivia with Mano a Mano to get a firsthand look at our organization, our projects, and the communities that we partner with. While there, they attended a distribution of medical supplies shipped from Minnesota, visited Mano a Mano’s […]

Building a Physical Therapy Cage Out of Pallets

Training Workshop for Physical Therapists in Cochabamba Over the weekend of March 16-17, 2018, Mano a Mano hosted a training workshop for 40 physical therapists. The primary focus of the workshop was to ensure that people that work at organizations that receive donated medical and orthopedic supplies from Mano a Mano are able to maximize […]