Mano a Mano Apoyo Aereo pilot Ivo Daniel Martinez sent our US office an update about his recent flights during the past week:
Friday, July 8
We received a call asking for a flight to transport two patients from the community of San Lorenzo de Moxos. One had appendicitis and the other is waiting for test results to make a diagnosis.
Saturday, July 9
We transported four physicians to the community of Monte Cruz. They completed a weekend health clinic. A quick exam of two patients showed that they had to be transported immediately to Cochabamba in order to receive specialized attention so the aircraft returned to Cochabamba.
Sunday, July 10
We went to pick up the physicians from Monte Cruz. We combined this flight with a private pay flight which helps us generate funds. This way we don