Mano a Mano Mission:  to Create partnerships with poor Bolivian communities to improve health and increase economic well-b...
Population :  9,400,000
BOLIVIA…  A LAND OF MOUNTAINS
Beautiful People
… TRADITIONAL TEXTILES
… RICH CULTURE
AND… EXTREME POVERTY
RURAL  AREAS 94% of rural Bolivians live below subsistence level – the highest poverty rate in the world  The average year...
8 %  Rural Infant Mortality at Birth  Maternal mortality in Childbirth is 400 per 100,000 Rural life expectancy is 55 years
MAKING A DIFFERENCE <ul><li>Mano a Mano International in the U.S. sets the vision and direction, raises funds and other re...
Collecting and Distributing Surplus  Medical Supplies and Equipment
3,000,000  Pounds shipped
FROM MINNESOTA  TO BOLIVIA
Mano a Mano has constructed and co-administers a network of 112 Medical Centers in rural areas Saving the lives of mothers...
12,283 births in these Centers. All mothers and all but 59 babies survived   More than 2,500,000 patient visits since 2000
Sanitation Projects: New Bathrooms Latrines
Women washed clothes in the stream Now they have New Laundry Sinks
Old Classroom Classrooms in 40 communities Infrastructure for education
Old Housing for Teachers New Housing in 40  Communities
Infrastructure for Economic Development 145 Farm Ponds Completed
Laguna Sulti Ucuchi Choquechampi 3 Reservoirs Completed:  Water for  12,000 people Choquechampi
Doubling Income
Constructing Roads – More than 1,000 km
Transporting Produce to City Markets Producing more  Food
Aviation Program  New Runway
Airlifted more than 640 patients
Weekend Clinics for Unserved Areas
HOW WE WORK
The Need Communities Request Help
 
Community Leader Signs Agreement   Partners:  Mano a Mano, Communities,  Local and National Govermments
Mano a Mano Contributes: <ul><li>Master Builders </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Plans  </li></ul><ul><li>Sa...
Government pays salaries, provides vaccines, medicines and matching funds
<ul><li>Communities Contribute: </li></ul><ul><li>Lot for the Medical Center </li></ul><ul><li>Locally available Materials...
Community Residents Contributed 80,000 Volunteer Hours Last Year
 
 
Donors and Volunteers Visit Bolivia  and Participate in Making this Dream a Reality
Thank You - Muchas Gracias Dius Pagarapusuchun
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Mano a Mano - Who We Are and What We Do

  1. 2. Mano a Mano Mission: to Create partnerships with poor Bolivian communities to improve health and increase economic well-being
  2. 3. Population : 9,400,000
  3. 4. BOLIVIA… A LAND OF MOUNTAINS
  4. 5. Beautiful People
  5. 6. … TRADITIONAL TEXTILES
  6. 7. … RICH CULTURE
  7. 8. AND… EXTREME POVERTY
  8. 9. RURAL AREAS 94% of rural Bolivians live below subsistence level – the highest poverty rate in the world The average yearly income of rural families is $200 – 300. 60% have no access to health care
  9. 10. 8 % Rural Infant Mortality at Birth Maternal mortality in Childbirth is 400 per 100,000 Rural life expectancy is 55 years
  10. 11. MAKING A DIFFERENCE <ul><li>Mano a Mano International in the U.S. sets the vision and direction, raises funds and other resources. We accomplish our work in Bolivia through three sister organizations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mano a Mano – Bolivia established in 2000, focusing on health and education; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mano a Mano -Nuevo Mundo established in 2005, focusing on rural economic development; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mano a Mano – Aviation , incorporated in 2006, transports ill and injured patients from isolated areas to urban hospitals, supports our sister organizations, and assists other NGOs that work in rural areas. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mano a Mano depends on donors and volunteers to carry out its mission. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Collecting and Distributing Surplus Medical Supplies and Equipment
  12. 13. 3,000,000 Pounds shipped
  13. 14. FROM MINNESOTA TO BOLIVIA
  14. 15. Mano a Mano has constructed and co-administers a network of 112 Medical Centers in rural areas Saving the lives of mothers and babies
  15. 16. 12,283 births in these Centers. All mothers and all but 59 babies survived More than 2,500,000 patient visits since 2000
  16. 17. Sanitation Projects: New Bathrooms Latrines
  17. 18. Women washed clothes in the stream Now they have New Laundry Sinks
  18. 19. Old Classroom Classrooms in 40 communities Infrastructure for education
  19. 20. Old Housing for Teachers New Housing in 40 Communities
  20. 21. Infrastructure for Economic Development 145 Farm Ponds Completed
  21. 22. Laguna Sulti Ucuchi Choquechampi 3 Reservoirs Completed: Water for 12,000 people Choquechampi
  22. 23. Doubling Income
  23. 24. Constructing Roads – More than 1,000 km
  24. 25. Transporting Produce to City Markets Producing more Food
  25. 26. Aviation Program New Runway
  26. 27. Airlifted more than 640 patients
  27. 28. Weekend Clinics for Unserved Areas
  28. 29. HOW WE WORK
  29. 30. The Need Communities Request Help
  30. 32. Community Leader Signs Agreement Partners: Mano a Mano, Communities, Local and National Govermments
  31. 33. Mano a Mano Contributes: <ul><li>Master Builders </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Salaries: one staff for three years </li></ul><ul><li>Administration , medical supervision, </li></ul><ul><li>training </li></ul><ul><li>Medical supplies and equipment </li></ul>
  32. 34. Government pays salaries, provides vaccines, medicines and matching funds
  33. 35. <ul><li>Communities Contribute: </li></ul><ul><li>Lot for the Medical Center </li></ul><ul><li>Locally available Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Unskilled Labor </li></ul>
  34. 36. Community Residents Contributed 80,000 Volunteer Hours Last Year
  35. 39. Donors and Volunteers Visit Bolivia and Participate in Making this Dream a Reality
  36. 40. Thank You - Muchas Gracias Dius Pagarapusuchun

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