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Archive for November, 2011

Karledi Anahi

1st grade, Primary school Sponsored for 14-15 school year As of December 2012, we have found a new full sponsor for Karledi! Thank you! Karledi lives in a poor hamlet outside of Copán called Ricon del Buey (Ox’s Corner). Her father, Tulio, is a moto-taxi driver, which is a poor living. She is an only […]

The PTA Rocks the Mic

No more will Mayatan assemblies suffer from a lack of audibility. No more will our concerts and performances lack room-shaking booms and ear-piercing highs. No more will our parties fail to rock the house. Thanks to the Parents Association’s efforts over the past two years, Mayatan now has its own brand-new PA system. Consisting of […]

Mayatan Can Dance!

Sometimes living in Copán and working at Mayatan makes for interesting cultural exchanges. Hip hop style has been international for decades, but who knew that a couple of Danes would bring it up to Mayatan in a way we’ve never seen before? Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Peder and Nikolaj, two Danish […]

Our 2011-2012 Staff

Normally we like to do our introductions at the beginning of the year, but lots of rain, closures due to the roads, and schedules got in the way of us taking a proper staff photo until recently. Regrettably, Doña Nora Arita was out of town when we snapped shots in our uniforms before parent-teacher conferences, […]

Walking with Love

Mayatan kids were lucky to receive a visit on a sunny November afternoon from a special group. Caminando con Amor (Walking with Love) is a non-profit in Honduras that teams with TOMS Shoes to provide footwear to children in Honduras. The shoes are sponsored by TOMS 1-for-1 policy: customers buy a pair of shoes for themselves […]

Our October 2011 Newsletter is Out

Our October 2011 Newsletter is out. It was originally sent out to our e-mail list using Vertical Reponse. If you didn’t receive the email, you can read it on our website. Don’t forget to sign up for our mailing list so you can keep in the loop. View it online: Mayatan Newsletter October 2011

Gabby María

Gabby is a young woman with one of those effervescent personalities that puts everyone else at ease. Her academic and social strengths have taken her on a terrific adventure from Copán Ruinas to Tegucigalpa to Florida, and who knows where she will go in the future? Gabby attended Mayatan from Kindergarten to 9th grade, which […]

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