Supporting Education for Maya Students since 1992

Dear Friends:During these difficult times around the world, we wanted to let you know that we are thinking about you and your families. We also wanted to share an update about how our scholarship students are doing, including their participation in COVID-19 prevention efforts, while maintaining their educational pursuits. Most of our students in Guatemala, … Read more

Remembering Robert Laughlin

Robert Laughlin

Honorary board member and long-time MEF friend and supporter Robert Laughlin passed away May 28th, due to complications from the Coronavirus. Our heartfelt condolences go to his wife Mimi and their children and grandchildren.Bob, a renowned author and anthropologist, was a champion of the Maya people, their languages, and their culture. He was a cofounder … Read more

The Shelton H. Davis Memorial Fund Commemorating a Very Good Man

Ten years ago, we mourned the loss of Shelton Davis, Sandy to his friends and family. His wife Mary and children Rebecca and Peter, during their time of grief, asked us if we could help them establish a fund in his honor. Since Sandy had done anthropological fieldwork in the western highland region of Guatemala, … Read more