Author name: Maya Educational Foundation

Bulletin No. 33 August 2023

Dear Friends: We hope you are having a good summer. ELP-Guatemala is going strong. Today, we would like to express gratitude to our past and current English Language Program (ELP) volunteers and leaders who have given much of their time and patience to Maya students. 19 years ago, ELP-Guatemala started with Jane and Bob Greenberg leading

Bulletin No. 32 June 2023

Dear Friends: We just put our 2023 midyear letter in the mail and hope for a good response in order to be able to help our Maya students succeed. Thank you. You can read the letter here. The Ceremony of Life for Joan Robinson, Vice President of the Daniele Agostino Derossi Foundation, last Saturday was beautiful and

Meet Recent MEF Graduates 2023

Meet Recent MEF Graduates

Dear Friends: This year, the majority of our scholarship students in Guatemala, Mexico, and Belize have finally been able to transition from online to in-person classes. Students much prefer the in-person classes. In Guatemala, only a small number of our students who attend Universidad de San Carlos in the central campus (Guatemala City) continue to

Bulletin No. 31 March 2023

Spring is in the Air! Here in New England, the first spring flowers are coming out now and everything feels new again, full of promise and hope. Hope springs eternal not only in nature but also in our hearts when a new beginning is underway. For our Maya students, hope becomes reality when they are

Bulletin No.30 February 2023

Dear Friends of MEF:We have started the New Year strong and busy, with MEF support for 2023 sent out already or on its way to each of the programs. Before making the disbursements, we meet one more time with the leaders of each program to confirm all important details. It’s a laborious but necessary process.

A good start

We have started the New Year strong and busy, with MEF support on its way to the programs, after meeting with each to confirm everything live once more. It’s a laborious but necessary process. We thank our partners and students for their year end narrative and financial reports, some still coming in. They are paramount

Superhero in Science

Superhero in Science

Iris Baten was recently featured in the magazine Heroínas en la Ciencia promoted by SENACYT (Secretaría Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología) in Guatemala. I am an indigenous woman from a Maya Mam community. I was born in Cabricán, Quetzaltenango, a town full of natural beauty but poor. My family migrated to Guatemala City to find

THANK YOU to all ELP volunteers

THANK YOU to all ELP volunteers

We trust you had safe travels home and have started the New Year well. You taking two weeks out of your life during Holiday season and coming to teach our students English is a gift that neither the students nor we will soon forget. Muchas gracias a todas! We know that our students learned so

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