Our mission

girl with diploma Mayan Families is a small non-profit organization operating in the Highlands of Guatemala. Based in Panajachel, we operate a variety of programs to support and empower the Maya people of Lake Atitlan and the surrounding areas. The work of Mayan Families is supported completely through donations, which are tax deductible in the U.S.
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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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Save Our Elderly & Kids In Crisis Feeding Center in San Jorge: GlobalGiving Campaign Launched

From day one, our main goal here at Mayan Families has been to promote long-term development in each of the rural communities we work. In doing so, we

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