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...
Nov 14, 2013

An apology - here is the video we meant to send you!

Dear donors,

I'm really sorry, the email you were sent on Saturday linked to the wrong video on YouTube...

Different groups of children helped to make a very short video to thank you for your support, here's the correct link:

http://tinyurl.com/k6czjvq

best regards

Fionn O'Sullivan

The children who helped make this video were:

Jenifer, 12 years old; Lizeth, 8; Paola, 13; Yesennia, 13; Itzel, 12; Sacubel, 7; Eyulisa, 12; Yolanda, 11; Eduardo, 11; José, 10; Erik, 3; David, 5; Ana, 11; Víctor, 8; Juan, 10; Carla, 8; Rodulfo, 13; Juan, 11; Juana, 10; Jade, 11; Dayra, 9; Eduardo, 12; Jorge, 13; Edith, 12; Josué, 6; Sandi, 9; Silvia, 10

Nov 8, 2013

Thank you from the children of Melel Xojobal! (video clip)

Dear supporters,

With your help, 258 working children have been able to take part in project activities this year.

In our city where many children have to work, and where many have no way of ensuring their right to education, the project you have supported has made a real difference.

The independent evaluation of the project this summer found that 97% of child participants interviewed are currently in school, 94% passed the end of year exam, and 100% of those interviewed will continue studying next year.

And all the children in the project are there because they really enjoy the activities and choose to take part!

In this 1 minute video, they say thanks for your support:

http://youtu.be/90hr2Pdg610

(links to YouTube page)

Se ha elaborado este informe en inglés ya que es la lengua de la mayoría de los donantes de GlobalGiving. Sin embargo, si quiere recibir este informe en español, por favor envíe un correo a melel@prodigy.net.mx

Oct 4, 2013

Thank you from the children of Melel Xojobal (video clip)

Learning circle activities at Melel
Learning circle activities at Melel's premises

Se ha elaborado este informe en inglés ya que es la lengua de la mayoría de los donantes de Global Giving. Sin embargo, si quiere recibir este informe en español, por favor envíe un correo a melel@prodigy.net.mx

Dear supporters,

With your help, 258 working children have been able to take part in project activities this year.

In our city where many children have to work, and where many have no way of ensuring their right to education, the project you have supported has made a real difference.

The independent evaluation of the project this summer found that 97% of child participants interviewed are currently in school, 94% passed the end of year exam, and 100% of those interviewed will continue studying next year.

And all the children in the project are there because they really enjoy the activities and choose to take part!

In this 60 second video clip, they say thanks for your support:

http://tinyurl.com/leyn6dm

 

 

Learning ICTs, and how to use the Internet safely
Learning ICTs, and how to use the Internet safely
Children making a video about their life and work
Children making a video about their life and work

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