Mano a Mano International Partners

Mission Statement

To create partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities that improve health and increase economic well-being.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Mano a Mano’s impact is reflected in the amount of support provided as follows ; Mano a Mano has completed well over 300 community projects that impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of people annually. Most importantly, these projects are owned by the communities themselves and are sustainable - every project we have built continues to operate, with many projects being 10 or even 20 years old. Mano a Mano has hosted 12 speaker series as part of our “Indigenous peoples and their environments speaker series”, Purchased a new Plane to increase capacity to provide more efficient Emergency Flights. Shipped 166607.00 Pounds of Donated Supplies from Minnesota to Bolivia. Constructed 168 Surface Wells, 2 deep water wells, and 1 Water Reservoir. Completed 9 miles of rural road in San Lorenzo and San Pablo communities.Constructed 3 New Health Clinics in the Communities of Jatun-Mayu, Villa Rosario y Candelaria. Trained 170 Farmers and 599 technicians, hosted 2020 school children and adults at Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture. Constructed 9 greenhouses. Volunteers Contributed 18383 Hours in the United States and 6868 hours in Bolivia.
Current Goals Mano a Mano is composed of 5 counterpart organizations, each with distinct goals & budgets. Programmatic goals are dictated by fund availability, which are discussed and agreed upon for each organization by the Board at the beginning of the year. The goal for each program is to improve as an organization; maintain their current projects & services; and expand projects & services as funding allows.
Community or Constituency Served Mano a Mano partners primarily with rural Bolivian communities in need. Most of these communities are small, isolated, subsistence farming communities where average family size is 6 and average income is around $200-$300 annually.
Geographic Area Served Twin Cities, Ramsey County and the Country of Bolivia

Reports & Finances

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 07/01/2020

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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Phone: 651-457-3141

General Information

Alternative Name: Mano a Mano
EIN: 41-1796971
Principal Staff: Nathan Knatterud-Hubinger
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 2
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: Approximately 1.5 Million people
Ruling Year: 1995


Board Chair: Segundo Velasquez
Number of Board Members: 11
Board Meetings with Quorum: 4
Average Member Attendance: 8

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