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Mayan Health and Education

Mayan Health and Education

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Before the school opened in 2005, children in the remote Mayan village, Huixoc, in Guatemala had no chance of education beyond Grade 6 Since then over 225 children have graduated Junior High. Several have gone on to High School , the first in this community to do so. The School is entirely supported by donations from Canada

What We Do

The Mayan Health and Education Project began in 2000 and is a people-to-people project to help the Maya of Guatemala in their struggle against poverty. Medical missions have been visiting a rural community in the Guatemalan highlands since 2002 to provide medical aid, disease prevention education and nutritional supplementation to Huixoc and its neighboring villages.

In 2005, a junior high school was established which now graduates up to thirty students from grade 9 every year. The project has introduced computers and internet access to the village. We are now working with the community to build a computer lab. Our future plans include buying some land to build a proper school/community center for the village.