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 sel...

The boys

The boys
Photo from Progress Report 'Testimony from a mother (2)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Hand painting

Hand painting
Photo from Progress Report 'Testimony from a mother (2)' (view small | med | large | orig)

The doctor s visit

The doctor s visit
Photo from Progress Report 'Testimony from a mother (2)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Birthday cake for the first birthday of the twins

Birthday cake for the first birthday of the twins
Photo from Progress Report 'Testimony from a mother' (view small | med | large | orig)

Plastilina makes me happy so so happy

Plastilina makes me happy so so happy
Photo from Progress Report 'Testimony from a mother' (view small | med | large | orig)

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