Our mission

girl with diploma As an accredited 501(c)(3) non-governmental organization, Mayan Families' mission is to facilitate sustainable development programs in impoverished communities throughout the Lake Atitlán region of rural Guatemala. Our objective is to stimulate long-term progress through school sponsorships, health initiatives, vocational training and microfinance, while providing emergency aid to those in critical need.
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Support us with a general donation to allow us to direct funds quickly to those in most need.

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Ensure a Guatemalan child receives the best chance at life from $1/day so they can go to school.


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

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