My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Mayan Families, San Diego, CA, USA
I spent two weeks in Panajachel, Guatemala. We arranged our housing and meals through Mayan Families, and were placed with a family. This proved to be an enriching experience, as well as excellent food! We spent time each day seeing various projects in the general area, such as building rooms and houses,stoves (with chimneys) that use less wood and cut down on respiratory problems. We visited a preschool that provided breakfast for the children and good programs. We attended several celebrations at other schools Tell your story here and help others understand this charity.
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
The variety of experiences
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
all individuals with different abilities. all friendly and interesting.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
help a lot more people to have a decent life in a variety of ways
Ways to make it better...
If I could have stayed longer (which of course is not attributable to Mayan Families.
In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...
Having enough time and resources...there are just so many people with so many problems. Terrain, weather, roads, supplies. Money and volunteers help a lot, and I imagine more of both would be good.
One thing I'd also say is that...
Had a great time! Learned a lot of things about front line possibilities.
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