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Posted on: April 23, 2021 Posted by: Stephannye Marroquin Comments: 0

Asóciese con nosotros en nuestro trabajo Nutriendo Comunidades

Queridos Amigos, La necesidad es urgente. Guatemala tiene la tasa más alta de desnutrición crónica en América Latina, y la tercera en el mundo. En las comunidades indígenas con las que trabajamos, la desnutrición infantil ronda cerca del 60%. Solo 9 de cada 100 niños con desnutrición terminan la escuela …

Posted on: April 22, 2021 Posted by: Stephannye Marroquin Comments: 0

NUTRITION ISSUES in Indigenous Communities

Nutrition is a fundamental pillar in the development of a human being. That is the key fact underpinning all Mayan Families initiatives in Nutrition & Health throughout 2020 and which continues to this day.  Last year, we reached a crucial milestone with the new alliance that was set up with …

Posted on: March 2, 2021 Posted by: Stephannye Marroquin Comments: 0

ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FRONT

  We have just completed our proposal for the Microcredit Program and we are in the process of securing funds for the program. With some institutional partners already secured (more are needed), we are currently taking the next steps in the implementation of the project. Providing access to affordable capital …

Posted on: February 25, 2021 Posted by: Franscisco Juluj Comments: 0

EDUCATION UP TO THE MINUTE

  Happily, all of our students are now back in school, on the heels of a delayed start a month later than usual.  This school year, thanks to the support of our amazing donors, we are able to provide scholarships to over 1,200 students. The majority of the students are …

Posted on: September 11, 2020 Posted by: Stephannye Marroquin Comments: 0

FAQ’s Strategic Plan 2020

Frequently Asked Questions – Strategic Plan 2020   What do the changes in the Strategic Plan mean for my student sponsorship? Even as we celebrate the bold step into the future that is our new Strategic Plan, we very much value and cherish the supporters whose role has been critical …

Posted on: July 7, 2020 Posted by: webmaster Comments: 0

15 de Abril – tercera respuesta al COVID-19

En primer lugar, GRACIAS a muchos de ustedes que ya se han comunicado para apoyar nuestro trabajo de respuesta y las familias y comunidades.  Nos sentimos muy honrados y conmovidos con todos aquellos que han donado para nuestros esfuerzos de respuesta, y si aún no lo ha hecho, ¡aún puede contribuir aquí! La semana …

Posted on: July 3, 2020 Posted by: Franscisco Juluj Comments: 0

Our Work within Mayan Communities Continues

Dear friends of Mayan Families, As many of you know, since March 17th when the Government declared a State of Calamity, Guatemala has been in a lockdown. Our office in Panajachel continues to practice the necessary precautions and we are working incredibly hard to respond effectively to the crisis while keeping …

Posted on: May 10, 2020 Posted by: webmaster Comments: 0

IRS letter of Reinstatement received!

We are incredibly pleased to announce that we have officially received our Letter of Reinstatement of our 501(c)3 tax exempt status from the IRS. This was the last piece of the puzzle in our reinstatement process and not only can all donations made in 2019 and 2020 be itemized as …

Posted on: May 10, 2020 Posted by: webmaster Comments: 0

Mayan Families is proud to announce our partnerships with Ethical Fashion Guatemala, Los Tarrales and Top of the Lake Coffee

Throughout the world, individuals, communities and governments are doing all they can to protect themselves and their loved ones from the COVID-19 pandemic, a crisis that is not only a threat to health but also the livelihoods of those affected. Recognising the need, Mayan Families is incredibly excited to announce …