Mayan Power and Light

 
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 1 donation
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    Green Business in Guatemala, Opportunity by Design
    By - Monika Goforth - Guatemala Programs Director
    Thanks to your support, Mayan Power and Light is creating opportunity for rural Mayan women in Guatemala! As "Circuits and Solar" Workshops and Solar Installations continue, more women are being introduced to this new technical field. Our students are experiencing their first carpentry and electrical training, using...
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 6 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    June 25th Microsoft Matching Funds
    By - John Barrie - Executive Director
    June 25, after noon EST Microsoft will match your donation to ATC:  http://bit.ly/MPL_Donate Microsoft is matching 100% all donations to ATC! With your help we can provide light to over 16,000 people every year! On Wed. June 25th after 12:00 noon EST please donate to ATC.  All donations will help us start solar...
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 47 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light has made updates to their project page.
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    Growing our Successful Program
    By - John Barrie - Executive Director
    We have been very successful so far with our Mayan Power and Light program.  We have taught 200 people about solar power, including over 100 Mayan women.  We have started a solar business that is profitable, 90% owned by women, and we are ready to start two 100% woman owned solar businesses in 2014, but we can...
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 4 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 4 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 4 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light has made updates to their project page.
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    Success and Sustainability
    By - John Barrie - Executive Director
    Success! As I write this today we just finished installing solar power on a pre-school in the village of Panyebar, Guatemala. The building had no electricity.  In cloudy weather the classrooms were very dark.  Now the building is a community center.  Women are already signed up to work collaboratively in the...
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 7 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 6 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 8 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    Report From ATC Team in Guatemala
    By - John Barrie - Executive Director
    Activity Report, Mayan Power and Light Workshop, November 2013. (Note:  This report is a translation of a report from the ATC team in Xela, Guatemala who traveled to Lake Atitlan to teach our Circuits and Solar class and to help start a solar power cooperative.  There are photos missing that will be added as an...
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 9 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 66 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    Mayan Women's Solar Workshop
    By - John Barrie - Executive Director
    ATC Circuits and Solar Workshop for Mayan Women 2013 Mayan Women Learn Carpentry at CECAP School in Santa Cruz Guatemala On July 17, 2013 we held the first part of the ATC workshop "Circuits and Solar" for Mayan women mentors and teachers who work with Mayan girls in Solola and Santiago, Guatemala, part of our Mayan...
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    Exceeding Expectations
    By - John Barrie - Executive Director
    I am just back from Guatemala where I met with the lead teacher for women's class for Circuits and Solar. We had 32 women sign up to learn to teach the class for the Spring / Summer term.  We had originally decided that we would teach 2 women mentors in the Spring and another 2 women in the Fall.  With such...
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  • Mayan Power and Light has made updates to their project page.
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    First Evaluation Report
    By - John Barrie - Executive Director, ATC
    Our project has a new name:  "Mayan Power and Light"  We are collaborating with the NGO "Starfish One-by-One" to teach young Mayan women about electricity and solar power and we are going to help start a women's solar power cooperative. We hired Formative Evaluation Research Associates (FERA) to help us assess our...
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  • Mayan Power and Light has made updates to their project page.
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  • Mayan Power and Light has made updates to their project page.
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    Expanded offerings!
    By - Kirsten Mowrey - Volunteer assistant
    Our class for the girls will be taught in March of 2013, and materials are on their way to Guatemala.  Based on the girls' goals of operating a cooperative and the business potential, we have expanded the course. Originally, we would be teaching them the basics of circuits and solar technology.  Now we are adding...
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  • Mayan Power and Light has received 151 donations
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  • Mayan Power and Light has made updates to their project page.
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    New photos!
    By - Kirsten Mowrey - Administrative Assistant
    Here are some photographs and a new video from our recent trip to Guatemala!  These are some of the young women that are planning to learn solar and circuits from our course and from there, build their own solar cooperative, providing steady employment for them and income for their families. I want to mention one...
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  • Mayan Power and Light posted a progress report
    The footwork is proceeding apace!
    By - Kirsten Mowrey - Administrative assistant
    We recently went to Guatemala to meet with our partners, mentors and prospective students in this project.  Our mentors are all female, to help our students overcome cultural shyness and get the most from the training.  We have done our best to draw from the local culture, so that the women who mentor the girls...
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  • Mayan Power and Light has made updates to their project page.
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  • Mayan Power and Light has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

John Barrie

Ann Arbor, MI United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Mayan Power and Light