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), […]

68 Photos from March 2019 Trip to Bolivia

68 Photos from March 2019 Trip to Bolivia Check out a few pictures from Mano a Mano’s recent trip to Bolivia in March. Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez and a group of travelers from Minnesota went to meet high Andean subsistence farm families, become immersed in their daily lives, and learn how Mano a Mano’s Center for […]

Dedicating a Water Reservoir in Maldonado, Bolivia

Dedicating a Water Reservoir in Maldonado, Bolivia On March 13, 2019 Mano a Mano dedicated a water reservoir project in the community of Maldonado, Bolivia. Mano a Mano staff started work on this water project in February 2017. As with many of our projects, the working conditions have been difficult: it is about 14,000 feet […]

The Center for Ecological Agriculture Has Grown

The Center for Ecological Agriculture Has Grown Mano a Mano started building our Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia in 2012. The goal of the CEA was to demonstrate good agricultural practices in action for rural Bolivian communities, and the site has been growing over the past 6 years to […]

Dedicating a New Health Clinic in Chaqui Mayu, Bolivia

Dedicating a New Health Clinic in Chaqui Mayu, Bolivia On March 16, 2019, our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia dedicated a new health clinic in Chaqui Mayu, Bolivia. This is Mano a Mano’s 167th clinic project in Bolivia. Chaqui Mayu Clinic Chaqui Mayu is a rural community in the Campero province, department of Cochabamba […]

Dedicating a Deep Well in Laguna Carmen, Bolivia

Dedicating a Deep Well in Laguna Carmen, Bolivia On March 15, 2019 Mano a Mano staff & visitors dedicated a deep well project with the community of Laguna Carmen, Bolivia. This pilot well provides access to clean drinking water for about 1,800 people whose well was collapsing. They are elated, commenting that the water is “sweet […]