eupdate102013_2Join us to visit the projects of Mayan Families.  Nov. 30 – Dec. 6 Here’s a short VIDEO on our mission there last fall to give you a sense of what to expect!  Sunday, Nov 30th -Arrival in Guatemala City, transportation to Pana -Welcome Packet – Sack Lunch Welcome Dinner Monday, Dec. 1st -Visit to El Barranco Pre-School where the children will perform traditional folkloric dances.  We will then hand out donations we have brought with us. You have the opportunity to sponsor a child at the school, and Connie will let you know which children need sponsors. Willie films Lake AtitlanNancy gives anti parasite medicineDeanna with child Nancy with Chukmuk indigenous kids Tuesday, Dec. 2nd San Antonio pre school praying– Boat ride to San Juan Laguna were you will see demonstrations of natural dye making and back-strap weaving at the women’s co-ops. There will be lots of beautiful textiles to purchase. The afternoon will be free time. You will have the option to have dinner together at Penguinos where the owner, Miguel will entertain you with stories of his culture and with marimba music.  (and you will have a chance to try your skill at making tortillas!) –

Wednesday, Dec. 3rd

Onil Stove – Return to El Barranco to do home visits and install 2 stoves.  Those who sponsor a student will have the opportunity to visit their child’s home and meet their family. . Thursday, Dec. 4th -Free day where you can visit the Mayan Families wood working trade school, go zip lining, visit the Reserva Nature area, take a cooking class (if we have enough interested) or go to Chichicastenango and shop till you drop! Friday, Dec. 5th -Assist at Mayan Families Offices with whatever projects they have toing on and help with the elderly feeding program. – Farewell Dinnerwomen of San Antonio Saturday, Dec. 6th -Travel to Antigua and enjoy the day and evening in this beautiful colonial village. Sunday, Dec. 7th -Depart for Guatemala City Airport.

For a group of 8-12, cost is $640 per person, which would include the following:

Nancy and Deanna at pre-school in Chukmuk

  • · Donation to Mayarn Families
  •   Accommodations in Panajachel for Sunday through Friday night
  • · Accommodations in Antigua for Saturday night
  • · Transportation from the airport to Pana
  • · Transportation from Pana to Antigua
  • · Transportation from Antigua to Guatemala City
  • · Transportation to and from Mayan Families activities
  • · Translators
  •  Purchase and installations of two stoves
  • · Breakfast every morning
  • ·Three Dinners
  • · One Lunch

The price does not include:

  • ·All other meals
  • · Alcoholic drinks and snacks
  • · Email Mission Coordinator, Connie Turvey at  for more information 
  • Upcoming missions planned for January, February and March! (see dates below)
    Jan. 18-24
    Feb. 15-21
    Mar. 15-21
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