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Phone: 619-550-2608
2609 Hartford St
San Diego
California 92110
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Target demographics: Indigenous Maya people in Guatemala

Direct beneficiaries per year: Tens of thousands

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Install Fuel efficient Stoves, translate student letters, hand out donations and much more depending on our schedule!

Geographic areas served: Guatemala

Programs: Education
Student Sponsorship
Sponsor a Student
General Education
Sewing Classes
Community Programs
Family Aid
Sponsor a Family
Elderly Feeding Program
Holiday Tamale Baskets
Healthy Families
Animal Welfare
Sponsor a Dog or Puppy
Onil and other Fuel Efficient Stoves
Water Filters
Micro Finance and Micro Loans
Mayan Families Kids and Teens Sports program

Mayan Families provides opportunities and assistance to the indigenous and impoverished people of Guatemala, through education and community development programs.


Mayan Families operates on the principle that all people should have access to the basic necessities of life. We strive to accomplish our goals through working democratically with the communities we serve.
Over 2,800 Students sponsored to go to school in 2012!
Hundreds of Micro Loans given out to impoverished Indigenous Mayan Women.
Thousands of Water Filters given out to Indigenous Families. 6 Preschools running year round that feed and educate numerous malnourished children. 6 years of Spay and Neuter Clinics in rural Guatemala and so much more! Please go to our web site at www.mayanfamilies.org

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Mayan Families operates their charity in the Lake Atitlan area of Guatemala. They work with Mayan people to improve the lives of the desperately poor. The projects include providing water filtration systems, building stoves that pipe smoke out of the home, providing children and elderly one hot ... more »
I spent several days volunteering with Mayan Families in July, 2014. Mayan Families is the perfect partner for visiting groups who want to make a difference in the lives of the people in the highlands of Guatemala. They know the greatest needs among families, and coordinate our projects. We built... more »
Our Rotary Club had an outstanding visit to Guatemala and projects with Mayan Families! The staff was so supportive before, during and after our project concluded. They are very well organized as a non profit to accomplish their mission. We met so many families in Guatemala that were very ... more »
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