Mayan Families

Rating: 4.95 stars   386 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Human Services, International


2609 Hartford St San Diego CA 92110 USA


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

Target demographics:

Indigenous Maya people in Guatemala

Direct beneficiaries per year:

Tens of thousands

Geographic areas served:



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 Chickens Onil and other Fuel Efficient Stoves Water Filters Micro Finance and Micro Loans Construction Mayan Families Kids and Teens Sports program

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Rating: 5 stars  

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I coordinated a trip for a group of our donors in February 2014. Everyone at Mayan Families was extremely helpful throughout the planning process and while our visit was taking place. Our group was so impressed by the lengths the Mayan Families team members were willing to go to accommodate our group's needs. Thank you to Sharon, Dwight, Elizabeth, Hannah, Sergio, and everyone else at Mayan Families for making this such a positive experience!

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I have been involved with Mayan Families for 4yrs now. The services they provide the people of Guatemala is incredible. The feedback they give to those who are helping is incredible. I sponsor 3 children to go to school and I continually receive letters, pictures, updates. It is very fulfilling and heartwarming to see what your support does. They do so much for so many people. I recommend them to all.

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