Friday, November 3, 2017
Social Entrepreneurship in Action
Erin Crandell
blog image Written by Isabela Lyrio: Social Entrepreneurship ManagerOn September 19th and 20th, the Mayan Families Trade School and Artisan Programs attended the New World Crafts Fair in Antigua Guatemala. New World Crafts is the most important trade show for handmade home decor, gifts and personal access

Monday, November 14, 2016
Welcoming Back Upper Arlington Rotary Club!
Charlotte Burke
blog image Written by Charlotte Burke, Shelter Development CoordinatorThis past week, we were thrilled to receive another visit from the Upper Arlington Rotary Club. The Upper Arlington Rotary Club, from Columbus Ohio, has been a longtime supporter of our programs at Mayan Families, visiting Guatemala annually

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Supporter Appreciation: Empowering Artisans with Serengetee
Multi Media Email
blog image Written by Shanda McCune, Artisan Program CoordinatorThis past month, we were excited to welcome back Jeff Steitz and Ryan Westberg, the founders of Serengetee, and their group of young, dynamic college campus reps. Serengetee is a socially responsible online store that makes T-shirts using fabrics

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Serengetee's Campus Reps Come to Guatemala
Shanda
blog image If you haven’t already heard of Serengetee, you definitely need to check them out.  It is a super popular and trendy clothing company that creates and sells products with the goals of empowering causes and communities and bolstering local economies in developing nations, just like Guatema

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Students Attend First Day of Welding School
Fernando
blog image The first day of class is always an exciting, memorable ​day; even more so when it’s the first day of learning a completely new, employable trade. Earlier this year, we were thrilled to see students attend their very first class of Welding School, a new series of workshops as part of our Vocat

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Supporter Appreciation: Karren's Artisan Gifts
Shanda
blog image Karren has been working with seamstresses in our Artisan Program for over two years now.  She first got involved with Mayan Families because she was motivated to help provide work for the women who had graduated from our Sewing School.  She first started a project making slo

Monday, March 23, 2015
Supporter Appreciation: Superstar Support for our Artisan Program
Shanda
blog image A few months ago, we introduced you to one of our Mayan Families superstar supporters, Cat Reyes in “One Supporter Goes the Distance for Mayan Families: The Story Behind Rhode Island's Reviver Challenge”.This January Cat and fellow Mayan Families supporters Lynn and Susan came back for a

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