Maya Educational Foundation • P.O. Box 1483 • Wellfleet, MA 02667, USA • Phone 508-349-1330

The Maya Educational Foundation (MEF)
supports the educational and professional advancement of the Maya people in Guatemala, southern Mexico, and Belize, with special consideration given to women and girls and to students from remote areas.
The Maya Educational Foundation (MEF)
higher-education scholarships are empowering young Maya women and men to reach their full potential, for a better future for themselves and their families.
The Maya Educational Foundation (MEF)
supports programs that increase educational access and professional opportunities for Maya groups from remote areas, particularly for women and girls.
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Maya Educational Foundation

How we achieve this mission?

We work with our nonprofit partners to provide university-level scholarships to Maya students in Guatemala, Mexico, and Belize.

Your donations are changing lives.

Students who only dreamed of studying at university are able to do so because of the MEF scholarships that your generosity makes possible.

“Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have.”

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2024: The Creation of Becas Mayas MEF.

56 students, formerly in two other MEF programs, are now being served by our own staff under the administrative umbrella of CIRMA in Antigua, Guatemala. We are very grateful to CIRMA’s leadership and accounting department and excited about this new collaborative venture called Programa de Becas Mayas MEF at CIRMA. We look forward to a large MEF student gathering this month and will add some nice photos soon.

2024: 30 Joan Robinson Scholarships

We thank the Daniele Agostino Derossi Foundation for underwriting 30 university scholarships this year for Maya students in Guatemala and Mexico. In memory of an exceptional person, they will be known as the Joan Robinson Scholarships. Joan, who was their foundation’s VP, dedicated much of her life to helping people in need.

2024: 20 Years of ELP-Guatemala:

This year marks 20 years of ELP-Guatemala. That is a proud achievement and we salute our amazing and intrepid English Language Program volunteers who are already preparing for the next course in Antigua.

We thank everyone involved in the program which would not exist without its creators and leaders Jane and Bob Greenberg, in coordination with Armando Alfonzo, Laurie Levinger, Lianne Moccia, and Randhi Wilson.

If you’d like to show them and all the volunteers your appreciation, consider a special gift and mark it “for ELP”. Stay tuned about more on ELP-Guatemala and ELP-online in our next E-Bulletin.