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Mayan Families
July 28, 2010

Mayan Families is an exceptional organization that not only takes a wide scope of the needs of the Mayan people to heart, but also ensures that every donated dollar goes towards the people whom they serve. They are rooted in integrity and compassion. My volunteer experience with them was fantastic because I was given ample opportunity to serve on a breadth of projects, and my responsibilities could entail as much as I was willing to give. Great organization!

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

handing out clothing and food, performing health assessments of children, installing onil stoves for families with extreme need

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Hire more staff

More feedback

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

being given ample opportunity to be as involved as I choose to be, and to make true differences in the lives of the people they serve

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Sincere, kind, committed, knowledgeable

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Grow to a sufficient size to address all scopes of their mission with incredible success, and be an absolute force for the betterment of the Guatemalan people

Ways to make it better...

I spoke better Spanish

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Staffing numbers

One thing I'd also say is that...

If you are considering volunteering in central America, Mayan Families is a fantastic choice to work with that you will not regret.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I helped perform health assessments for children in their preschools, and with setting up onil stoves for families, as well as hand out food and clothing at various locations.