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.

Lila at her loom creating the atarah of the tallit

Lila at her loom creating the atarah of the tallit
Photo from Progress Report 'Microloans Help Women Create Judaica Products' (view small | med | large | orig)

Lila will soon get a larger loom

Lila will soon get a larger loom
Photo from Progress Report 'Microloans Help Women Create Judaica Products' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ingrid and her mother, Clementina

Ingrid and her mother, Clementina
Photo from Progress Report 'Hard Work and Perseverance Pays Off for Ingrid' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ingrid is happy to receive a full scholarship.

Ingrid is happy to receive a full scholarship.
Photo from Progress Report 'Hard Work and Perseverance Pays Off for Ingrid' (view small | med | large | orig)

Marta and her husband with their green bean plants

Marta and her husband with their green bean plants
Photo from Progress Report 'Improving Lives One Harvest at a Time' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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