MayaWorks

MayaWorks' mission is to empower low-income indigenous women to end their cycle of poverty and improve their lives. MayaWorks trains artisans to transform their traditional weaving skills into a means of financial support for their families. Volunteers in the U.S. sell artisan products creating a market for the traditional arts of Maya women. This collaboration creates an opportunity for Maya women to achieve economic security and for North American women to participate in economic justice.

Drawing water for crops is not an easy task!

Drawing water for crops is not an easy task!
Photo from Progress Report 'MayaWorks Funds New Loans in the Hamlet of Xetonox' (view small | med | large | orig)

Sandra, MayaWorks' scholarship recipient

Sandra, MayaWorks' scholarship recipient
Photo from Progress Report 'Meet Sandra, a MayaWorks Scholarship Recipient' (view small | med | large | orig)

Maria Arcadia and her neighbors of Agua Caliente

Maria Arcadia and her neighbors of Agua Caliente
Photo from Progress Report 'Successful Projects Give Women Confidence' (view small | med | large | orig)

Maria Arcadia and her milk cow

Maria Arcadia and her milk cow
Photo from Progress Report 'Successful Projects Give Women Confidence' (view small | med | large | orig)

Angela, her oldest daughter, Teresa

Angela, her oldest daughter, Teresa
Photo from Progress Report 'The Family That Weaves Together...' (view small | med | large | orig)
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