Mano a Mano Plane Landing in Oromomo

Below is a quick video of the Mano a Mano plane landing in Oromomo, a small community in the Bolivian Amazon, in the department of Beni, Bolivia where a large portion of our emergency flights and weekend health clinics take place. Read more about recent flights to Oromomo here. Mano a Mano Plane Landing in […]

66 Emergency Air Rescues in July

66 Emergency Air Rescues in July Mano a Mano’s aviation program transported 66 Bolivians to emergency care in the month of July. Emergency Flight to Oromomo for a Premature Birth One of the 66 people flown to emergency care last month was an 18-year-old woman with a premature baby. Because we have the Navajo airplane […]

Aviation Program Photos

Our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Aviation posted some great pictures about its programs in January on Facebook, which included emergency flights for 30 patients, 2 weekend health clinics, and flights and overflights for the Bolivian Government Civil Defence responding to flood victims (heavy rains in Bolivia have killed at least 29 people and caused heavy damage). In […]

501 Emergency Air Rescues in 2013

In 2013, Mano a Mano’s aviation program provided 501 emergency air rescues throughout Bolivia; this is up from 395 in 2012. Since the program began we have provided 2,166 emergency air rescues. Most Recent Flight Our most recent flight was on Tuesday, when Mano a Mano responded to an emergency call in Tupiza (where Mano […]

First Flights of 2014

We received this note about the first few flights of 2014 in early January from our aviation program: Starting a new year, we started today (January 2) with our flights to continue serving rural and indigenous communities of Bolivia. Today we return to Oromomo 4 recovered patients, we dropped off medical supplies in Asunta, and […]

All Four Mano a Mano Aircraft are Operating in Bolivia, and Our Most Recent Emergency Flight

All four of Mano a Mano’s aircraft are now operating and certified in Bolivia! Why Having a Larger Plane is Important – What the Navajo Plane Makes Possible Our Navajo aircraft (twin-engine, 10-passenger plane) has flown twice out of the country and is scheduled this week for a third trip to Santiago, Chile. These international flights generate much-needed […]

Emergency Air Rescue for Injured Dakar Rally Racer

Last week was the Dakar Rally race, an off-road race which took place this year from Lima, Peru to Santiago, Chile. During the race, driver Leonardo Martinez suffered an accident which resulted in life-threatening injuries. Mano a Mano Apoyo Aereo provided an emergency flight for Leonardo from Lima, Peru to Santa Cruz, Bolivia; below is […]