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...

Explaining how to obtain certificates

Explaining how to obtain certificates
Photo from Progress Report 'Melel's birth certificate campaign' (view small | med | large | orig)

Poster - "Obtaining a birth certificate"

Poster - "Obtaining a birth certificate"
Photo from Progress Report 'Melel's birth certificate campaign' (view small | med | large | orig)

Page 1 of one of our leaflets, in Tsotsil

Page 1 of one of our leaflets, in Tsotsil
Photo from Progress Report 'Melel's birth certificate campaign' (view small | med | large | orig)

Dayra, Santo Domingo Market

Dayra, Santo Domingo Market
Photo from Progress Report 'Christmas appeal: Help a child worker in Chiapas get an education in 2014' (view small | med | large | orig)

Children making a video about their life and work

Children making a video about their life and work
Photo from Progress Report 'Thank you from the children of Melel Xojobal (video clip)' (view small | med | large | orig)
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