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Phone: 651-457-3141
774 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Mendota Heights
Minnesota 55118
USA
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Target demographics: Rural Bolivian communities.

Geographic areas served: Rural Bolivia

Programs: Working in partnership with community residents, their local governments, and the Health Ministry, Mano a Mano constructs primary care clinics in isolated Bolivian communities. Clinic staff (a doctor and a nurse) are hired from Bolivia and are funded by the Bolivian Health Ministry or local municipality, medical supplies are collected in the US and distributed to our network of clinics, and Mano a Mano provides continuing health education to the staff and local community.

Mission:
To create partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities that improve health and increase economic well-being.
Results:
Constructed 131 community health clinics, shipped over 4 million pounds of surplus medical supplies from the US to Bolivia, constructed 45 schools and teacher housing in rural communities, built 4 large water reservoirs, built or improved almost 1,400 kilometers of roads, and airlifted 1,450 critically ill or injured patients from rural communities to city clinics.

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11/13/12
Mano a Mano has a management structure uses volunteer time in a manner that is productive and fun. The founders, staff and volunteers have an infectious attitude towards their mission and rightly so. It's an honor to be part of an organization that works with the Bolivian government to build 130-... more »
11/12/12
I first came in contact with Mano a Mano while I was studying Spanish in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Because of what I saw and heard at the Mano a Mano headquarters in Bolivia, I volunteered every Saturday for the 6 months I was in Bolivia, unpacking medical equipment and medicines. I was incredibly ... more »
11/07/12
As a public health professional with experience in international health and development I can say firmly that Mano A Mano International Partners is extraordinary, perhaps even unique. The organization's strength comes from its truly bilateral collaborative framework. Funds are raised both inside ... more »
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