67,000 Pounds of Recovered Resources En Route to Bolivia from Minnesota

67,000 Pounds of Recovered Resources En Route to Bolivia from Minnesota Yesterday, 3 containers filled with 67,865 pounds of recovered resources started their journey to Bolivia, where Mano a Mano distributes them to people and organizations in need throughout the country. Thanks to everyone that helped out over the past week! What Are We Shipping? […]

Day One of Container Loading – August 2019

Day One of Container Loading – August 2019 Yesterday was day one of container loading at Mano a Mano! Over the week, volunteers will load roughly 60,000 pounds of medical supplies and equipment, school supplies, orthopedic items like wheelchairs and crutches, and many other recovered resources for shipment to Bolivia, where Mano a Mano distributes […]

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 […]

Livestream: Medical Donation Distribution Event in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Livestream: Medical Donation Distribution Event in Cochabamba, Bolivia Mano a Mano is hosting a large distribution event on Saturday, March 10th, 2018 (today!), where tens of thousands of pounds of donated medical supplies will be distributed to organizations coming from throughout Bolivia. Watch the livestream here:

“This is Everything:” Medical Donations on November 17th

“This is Everything:” Medical Donations on November 17th Editors Note: This article was written by Morgan Harden, a recent graduate of Kenyon College. She has degrees in Spanish Literature and English, with a creative writing emphasis, which she uses to write, translate, and share stories. Drawn to its story and collaborative model, she began volunteering […]

Donating Medical Supplies to Senior Living Homes in La Paz and Oruro

Donating Medical Supplies to Senior Living Homes in La Paz and Oruro Yesterday Mano a Mano staff & volunteers donated medical supplies and equipment, including wheelchairs, walkers, and crutches, to 2 senior living homes located in La Paz and Oruro. Shipped Over 200,000 Pounds of Supplies to Bolivia This Year This year, we have shipped […]

70 Students from Unidad Educativa Santa Luisa de Marillac Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture

70 Students from Unidad Educativa Santa Luisa de Marillac Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture Yesterday, 70 Students from the Unidad Educativa Santa Luisa de Marillac visited Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture. The Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) provides low-cost, low-tech training for rural Bolivian farmers; as part of its training it also […]

Distributing Wheelchairs Every Saturday in Cochabamba

Mano a Mano’s Minnesota Surplus Program For 22+ years, Mano a Mano has collected millions of pounds of medical supplies in Minnesota – most of which would end up in the trash – and shipped them to Bolivia for distribution to Mano a Mano clinics, other organizations, and people in need. These shipments have included […]

Wirkini Water Project Update – June 2015

Wirkini Water Project Update – June 2015 Mano a Mano’s water reservoir project in Wirkini, Bolivia continues to progress – it is now about 50% complete. Challenges Like every water project we build, there are many difficulties to getting this project complete. Wirkini is 12,700 feet above sea level, and the elements are a constant […]