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.

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 […]

Thanks Stradis Healthcare

Thanks Stradis Healthcare for sending a truckload of drapes, instruments, and medical supplies to Mano a Mano! We unloaded 11,093 pounds of supplies at our warehouse in St. Paul yesterday. And thank you to Jeff Milne for picking everything up in Illinois and driving it to Mano a Mano!

Helping Martha Walk Again

Helping Martha Walk Again Our volunteer warehouse manager Ray Wiedmeyer just got back from a trip to Bolivia with Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez, and while he was there he was able to take part in this donation of supplies and support from Mano a Mano to Martha, enabling her to walk for the […]

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 […]

Providing Wheelchairs, Walkers, and Medical Supplies to San Ignacio de Moxos, Beni, Bolivia

Providing Wheelchairs, Walkers, and Medical Supplies to San Ignacio de Moxos, Beni, Bolivia Yesterday, Mano a Mano staff gave about 880 pounds of medical supplies to the Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos, Beni Department, Bolivia. These supplies included 50 boxes of medical supplies, as well as wheelchairs, crutches, and special small walkers that were […]

Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos, Bolivia – Receiving Medical Supplies From Mano a Mano

Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos, Bolivia – Receiving Medical Supplies From Mano a Mano The Municipality of San Ignacio de Moxos in the department of Beni, Bolivia shared this video showing the donation and reception of medical supplies from Mano a Mano for use in 32 health centers in the area, including Hospital 3 […]

Mano a Mano’s Second Large-Scale Distribution Event in October: Ceremony and More Behind-the-Scenes

This is a guest post by Lindsay Emi. Lindsay is a writer and student from Los Angeles, California. She is eighteen years old and a volunteer from Princeton University’s Bridge Year Program in Bolivia. She will spend six months in Cochabamba volunteering with Mano a Mano, and then attend Princeton beginning in the fall of […]

Providing Instruments for Biopsies

Providing Instruments for Biopsies Charo, a registered nurse with instrument specialization, provides post-natal care in one of Bolivia’s public hospitals. When her patients showed symptoms of cancer during a routine visit, Charo had to travel to a private hospital in another city, borrow the instruments, and return them after performing a biopsy.  Travel to a […]

Post From Ray – Distributing Supplies in Bolivia

Post From Ray – Distributing Supplies in Bolivia Mano a Mano volunteer Ray Wiedmeyer spent most of the month of October in Bolivia with Mano a Mano, helping out with the many activities and getting a better understanding of the distribution process in Bolivia. Ray is our volunteer warehouse coordinator in our St. Paul, Minnesota […]