Monday, August 12, 2019
Mayan Families' Fall Shipment
Donor Relations
blog image The connection between our sponsors and their sponsored students is an incredibly important bond and we know that sending gifts to your students can be a great way to strengthen this. Not only that, but you as a donor can help us serve the communities where we work through providing items that we ne ...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Health and Wellness Program
Steve Cook
blog image Carolina lives in Peña Blanca, a small town in Sololá, in a turquoise house surrounded by growing corn and a large banana tree. As a small team of Mayan Families staff arrives for a visit, she is washing clothes in her pila, or outdoor washing station. She cracks a smile that turns int ...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Women's Health Initiative
Donor Relations
blog image This July, Mayan Families is focusing on our Nutrition and Health programs, which is one of the three priority areas of the organization. This month we will share information about our programs which specifically aim to prevent malnutrition, and ensure communities around Lake Atitlan are nourished a ...

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
July Newsletter
Web Support
blog image July: Nutrition and Health focus monthAt Mayan Families we have been working hard to structure our programs and deepen the impact of our work, all of which is made possible by our incredible staff and supporters. Read on for more information on the progress that we are making, and how you can furthe ...

Thursday, June 6, 2019
June News
Donor Relations
blog image  A message from ErinHello from Panajachel, where we are ramping up for our “summer” months and where I am beginning to hit my stride as Executive Director of this incredible organization. June means hosting many volunteers, daily visits from our sponsored students who will share the ...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Semana Santa: Traditions Bringing Families Together
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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
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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
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
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 ...

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