Scouting for Supplies

Scouting for Supplies “Maybe it stabilizes the operating table…? Or helps set broken bones somehow…?” Wendy and Vero, two Mano a Mano volunteers, traded theories about the use of a shiny, metal object between them. Oddities like this are not uncommon in Mano a Mano’s medical warehouse in Cochabamba. Eventually, we solved the puzzle; it […]

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.

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 […]

Thanks Boy Scouts Troop 3089

Thanks Boy Scouts Troop 3089 Thanks to the volunteers from Boy Scouts Troop 3089 that helped sort & pack donated orthopedic supplies at Mano a Mano last night! Everything they helped pack will be sent to Bolivia, where it is distributed to people & organizations in need throughout the country.

Thank You Samsung and St. Kate’s Volunteers – October 2018

Thank You Samsung and St. Kate’s Volunteers – October 2018 Thank you to the volunteers from St. Kate’s PA (Thursday) and Samsung (Friday) that volunteered with Mano a Mano sorting donated medical supplies last week! All of the supplies they helped sort will be shipped to Bolivia and distributed to people & organizations in need […]

Festival 2018 Results

Festival 2018 Results Thank you to everyone that was a part of our 9th Annual Fundraising Festival Event on Sunday! We raised more than $111,000! These funds will support the distribution of recovered resources donated from Minnesota, and get them to people in need throughout Bolivia. We will be able to ship at least 100,000 […]

Upcoming Events at Mano a Mano: Rest of 2018

Upcoming Events at Mano a Mano: Rest of 2018 Mano a Mano has a number of events coming up through the rest of the year. Below is a list of currently scheduled events; we have our monthly speaker series every second Tuesday of each month (September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11), our 9th […]

Thanks Northwestern Health Sciences University Volunteers!

Thanks Northwestern Health Sciences University Volunteers! Thanks to Northwestern Health Sciences University for volunteering at Mano a Mano yesterday! Students, faculty, and staff from the school donated hundreds of hours of service work at 17 locations throughout the Twin Cities as part of their annual Service & Appreciation Day. Supplies Are Distributed to People in […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Peg Thomas

Volunteer Spotlight: Peg Thomas How Did You Get Started Volunteering for Mano a Mano? I knew [Mano a Mano Co-Founder] Segundo because he was a board member on the Sundance Foundation, where I’m the Executive Director. We’ve provided some small grants to Mano a Mano over the years. Recently I made a commitment to go […]

Container Loading: April 2018

Container Loading: April 2018 85,000+ Pounds of Donated Medical Supplies & Equipment On Their Way to Bolivia All 4 containers are loaded and ready to start their journey from Saint Paul, Minnesota to Cochabamba, Bolivia! Over the weekend, Mano a Mano volunteers loaded over 85,000 pounds of donated medical supplies and equipment – that includes […]