Melel Xojobal A.C.

Melel Xojobal is a children's rights organization based in San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. Our mission is to promote and defend the rights of indigenous children and young people through participatory educational programs that improve their quality of life. At Melel Xojobal we work in a participatory manner to promote the strengthening of indigenous cultural identity, to defend human rights, to strengthen personal and cultural dignity, to ensure that justice and liberty are respected, and that the participation of all is ensured regardless of race, gender, creed, religious affiliation or ideology. We believe that education is a fundamental means by which people exercise self-de...

Learning circles with working children

Learning circles with working children
Photo from Progress Report 'Education and Identity for working children in Chiapas' (view small | med | large | orig)

Birth certificates delivery

Birth certificates delivery
Photo from Progress Report 'Education and Identity for working children in Chiapas' (view small | med | large | orig)

First of may, international labor day event

First of may, international labor day event
Photo from Progress Report 'Education and Identity for working children in Chiapas' (view small | med | large | orig)

Educational activities at the South Market

Educational activities at the South Market
Photo from Progress Report '2015 begun and this is what we are working on' (view small | med | large | orig)

Educational activities at the craft market

Educational activities at the craft market
Photo from Progress Report '2015 begun and this is what we are working on' (view small | med | large | orig)

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