Tuesday, December 10, 2019
New Vision, Mission and Values
Introducing our New Vision, Mission, and Values!
As we close out 2019 and enter 2020, we are proud to share the new vision, mission, and values of Mayan Families. We are committed to living our values to assure that our actions align with our beliefs, and to ensuring our that program work advances our mission with intention. We ask you to join us in making our vision a reality!
Mayan communities in the Lake Atitlan region of Guatemala are strong, vibrant, and self-sufficient.
Advancing education, nutrition and health, and economic development, through community-led initiatives which build on existing resources and knowledge.
Cooperation - We work as a kind, effective and supportive team, and in collaboration with the communities we serve.
Integrity - We act honestly and ethically, thereby earning the trust and confidence of both communities and supporters.
Transparency - Our processes and use of resources are reasonable, justified, and clearly communicated.
Respect - We treat all people kindly and fairly, with dignity and empathy.
Humility - We recognize our role as facilitators, centering and valuing local expertise. We evolve based on constant learning and self-improvement.
Accountability - We thoughtfully and responsibly manage our resources to ensure both efficient use and intentional impact.
Reciprocity - We believe in dignified, equitable relationships with the community that we serve, promoting agency, active participation, and service to others.