Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Semana Santa: Traditions Bringing Families Together
Web Support
blog image Writing and photography by Emma Pion-Berlin, Content CreatorWomen walk during a procession on Viernes Santo or Good Friday a couple years ago in Panajachel (Photo by Edin Rosales).Semana Santa, or Holy Week, as known around the world is a sacred time of the year in Guatemala. This holiday is marked ...

Monday, March 11, 2019
Meet Mayan Families New Executive Director Erin Mooney
Web Support
blog image Mayan Families is abuzz with excitement. Many changes have swept through our office in 2019, from new leadership roles of local staff, and the positive improvements we are beginning to implement throughout all of our departments. One of the most exciting developments in the organization has bee ...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Summer 2019 Mayan Families Experience
Web Support
blog image Come to Guatemala this summer and spend a week with Mayan Families in beautiful Panajachel from July 13 - 20. Lake Atitlán is a wonderful place full of luscious green scenery, ringed by steep verdant volcanoes, decorated with colorful Maya Textiles, and close-knit indigenous co ...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
This Holiday Season, New Doors Open for Mayan Families through the Partnership with NOVICA
Lauren Erlandson
blog image Writing and photography by Emma Pion-Berlin, Content Creator Workers from our carpentry shop pose for a photograph at their wood workstation in Panajachel.We are excited to announce a new partnership between the Mayan Families Trade School Carpentry Shop and the Artisan Program with NOVICA!From Guat ...

Thursday, November 22, 2018
7 Reasons to Give on November 27th
Lauren Erlandson
blog image Writing and photography by Emma Pion-Berlin, Content Creator1. Impact students' livesYour gracious gift will help students break the cycle of poverty by having the opportunity to advance through education. Education gives our students opportunities to lead successful lives. In Guatemala, the end of ...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Reflecting on Renew your Generosity, Renew their Ambition
Lauren Erlandson
blog image Written by Nicole LaPorte, Operations CoordinatorThree Telesecundaria students clap and cheer during their graduation rehersal in Tierra Linda (Photography by Emma Pion-Berlin).As we approach the end of the year and look forward to renewing our support for our communities, we here at Mayan Families ...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Educational Landscapes
Lauren Erlandson
blog image Written by Carolina Cardoza, Education Program CoordinatorA student from the San Jorge Preschool works on an art project focusing on letters of the alphabet (Photography by Emma Pion-Berlin).From the United States to GuatemalaIt’s October, and Guatemalan students are finishing out the 2018 sch ...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Donor Visit Updates
Lauren Erlandson
blog image Our sponsors do so much to support the education of their students, and we encourage all of our donors to see all of the work we do in person! Visiting Guatemala and seeing what Mayan Families does firsthand is an amazing and rewarding experience, and it is a wonderful opportunity to create a specia ...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
New Guidelines for Visiting Medical Professionals
Lauren Erlandson
blog image The goal of the Mayan Families Medical Program is to improve the health and well-being of our sponsored students and their families in the long-term. One of the ways we facilitate this is through our Jornada program, which hosts visiting medical professionals and brigades* to conduct mobile clinics ...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Student Sponsorship Updates
Lauren Erlandson
blog image It has been an exciting year in our sponsorship program, having now supported the education of 4,600 students over 13 years, from preschool to university.  As we move forward and continue improving the sponsorship experience for both students and sponsors, the price of sponsorship will increase ...

Mayan Families · +1 (619) 550-2608 · info@mayanfamilies.org · ©2019 Mayan Families · Top Rated Charity by Great Nonprofits