Children, Disaster Relief, Education, Environment, Health, Poverty, Microfinance, Food & Agriculture
|Number of Staff:||55|
|Description of Services:|
We aim to fulfill our mission through the following programs:
Education: Student Scholarships and General School within communities;
Community Programs: Family Aid, Food and Milk, Hope for the Animals, Medical Aid, Fuel Efficient Stoves, Potable Water Filters, Christmas, Chickens Program and mote!
Construction: Building schools, homes and other construction and repairs as required
|We began our work in Guatemala in 2005, but obtained our 501.c.3 status in 2007 from the IRS in the United States.|
|Accomplishments & Progress:|
As of April-2011 Mayan Families has opened up and is running 6 Preschools - Feeding Programs for impoverished children! We have opened up a Junior High School in Tierra Linda and numerous other school projects in the highlands of Guatemlala! In 2008 Mayan Families assisted over 800 students to access primary/secondary and post secondary education, and in 2009 we had over one thousand eager students sponsored. In 2011 we are at over 1,800 students sponsored! |
This is only a very small - partial list of the numerous major accomplishments of Mayan Families over the years.
|Financial Information Verified|
|Program Services Expenses:||$1,145,494
(76% of total)
(70% of total)
(74% of total)
|Management & General Expenses:||$351,355
(23% of total)
(30% of total)
(26% of total)
(1% of total)
(0% of total)
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Additional Background Information: Mayan Families Student Sponsorship Program has over 1,800 Indigenous Students going to school. These children would not be able to afford to go without Sponsorship. Local Partners: Indigenous Womens Groups from El Barranco, Tierra Linda, San Jorge la Laguna and many other villages. Additional Affiliations: Rotary International and ShelterBox.org
President Phone: 619-550-2608
|Board of Directors and Board of Advisors:|
Susan Wave Clausius
PO Box 653
Tewksbury , MA 01876
Mayan Families is a non-profit organization that serves indigenous and impoverished communities around Lake Atitlán in G...more
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Mayan Families provides opportunities and assistance to the indigenous and impoverished people of Guatemala, through education and community development programs.