February 15, 2011
While visiting Guatemala with some friends from another NGO, we were fortunate to spend an afternoon with Mayan Families, learning about their work. Hearts of Gold!! They give their all to the poor people of Guatemala, helping in a wide variety of ways. We visited a sewing center where the women not only learn a trade, but are given a sewing machine upon graduation so they have the tools needed to support themselves through their work. This is true sustainable development work.
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I volunteer with another NGO who helps support the work of Mayan Families. We've provided funding for pigs and chickens, sewing machines, and other projects
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Keep up the good work!
General Member of the Public & Visited their vocational sewing center and also people in their homes.