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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education

Mission: The mission of Proyecto Itzaes is to provide educational resources for children and families in villages in Yucatán where traditional farming and fishing can no longer support families. We believe that the fundamental tools of literacy should be available to all. Our goal is to build sustainable community service programs that promote family-centered learning and respect Maya cultural heritage. Education will create new opportunities for children to fully realize their gifts in a changing world.

Results: Our programs are described in detail on our webpage and Facebook page. On our PI page https://www.proyectoitzaesusaonline.org/ you can read our newsletters that describe in detail our programs and successes!

Target demographics: Provide educational resources for poor, rural, Maya villages

Direct beneficiaries per year: 4000 Maya children and their families

Geographic areas served: Yucatán, Mexico

Programs: https://www.proyectoitzaesusaonline.org/ and FB http://www.facebook.com/pages/Proyecto-Itzaes/150081958284

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Jessica Cetz Dzib, José Fco P. Cutz and Executive Director Cindy Wilber did a fantastic job of organizing a science education day that my wife and I participated in. Our 5 year old daughter also took part. It was an incredible response by the community and for hours they came and learned from the small but effective hands in science exhibits and also shared parts of their beautiful Mayan culture. As we are Native Americans this part was especially touching. It was one of the most moving experiences I've had in 30 plus years of my professional career.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Me gusta el Proyecto Itzaes porque es un espacio para aprender muchas cosas de manera didactica, a través de juegos, dibyos u diversas atiudades… sin duda Proyecto es el mejor! #TodosSomosProyectoItzaes

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Hola! Hi! Solo quiero decir que el proyecto Itzaes es increíble y lo mejor de todo es ayudarlos. GRACIAS! THANK YOU! ☺

Suni P.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Recomiendo a todos mis amigos, educadores y familiares de acercarse y colaborar con este gran proyecto educativo que expande el conocimientos de culturas de las que conocemos poco y ayudamos a su desarrollo. Músicos y compositores pueden escuchar y aprender temas indígenas tocados con instrumentos de los que tal vez conocen muy poco. Los maestros de este proyecto enseñan a los niños las canciones de sus ancestros. Enseñan también sobre las hierbas curativas, el cuidado de la tierra para hacerla producir, en fin, que en el proceso de ayudarlos, aprendemos todos. No se pierdan este proyecto ITZAES. Vale la pena. Con mi cariño, Suni Paz (educadora, cantante y compositora)