| Dec 3, 2022
Schools out.... for the winter?
Updates from Mayanza
In rural Guatemala, where entire families help with the harvest of coffee beans, schools ends in late October. This means that during this break from school, the children do not receive a healthy snack and enrichment at home that would typically get in school. Mayanza has created a program to fill this gap for a group of local children in the community of Tzanchaj. These students attend one our partners schools during the school year and our program includes fun, interactive activities and a healthy snack each day for the month of November.
In our second year of this program, two teachers create learning activites related to health education, literacy, math, art, movement and music. The children rotate through interactive learning stations, have story time and then create art based upon their stories. And the healthy snacks are so important for the health development of the children. Your donations help us to provide this enrichment in preparation for return to school in the new year.
School resumes in January and our team returns in March 2023, so we will update you after our next trip back to Santiago!
We are grateful for your support and hope that you will consider a donation to Mayanza before the end of the year. This is such a critical time for us to build the funds to sustain our projects throughout the year and your donation, no matter the amount, is so important for our programs.