We are a nonprofit providing aid and medical support to the indigenous Mayan population.


Our Mission

Maya Medical Project is an organization working to provide aid and medical support to the indigenous Mayan population of Guatemala, in order to impact health, deliver quality care, and improve lives.

 

Our Vision

Our vision is to end all health care and educational disparities among indigenous Mayan communities who have suffered years of oppression and poverty, with a focus on community development and support.

 

Core Values

Maya Medical Project’s values are grounded in our mission and vision:   

·       Equality: We believe everyone has the equal right to basic health care and education despite their race, gender, religion, traditions or financial status.   

·       Passion: We are committed to making a difference through our work and are passionate about advocating for the Mayan people while helping to share their story.

·       Transparency: Honesty is the key to any successful partnership. We strive to build trust among our donors and within the communities we serve.

·       Collaboration: Our organization was founded in collaboration with the Mayan Ancestral Government. We work together to solve social issues and empower their communities.

·       Respect: We learn from the diverse perspectives of one another. We believe everyone brings something unique to our movement and together we can accomplish more.


 

Join our Movement

STUDENT SPONSORSHIP

By providing children with scholarships, we give them the opportunity to attend school and receive quality education that they may not have otherwise had.

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MEDICAL RELIEF PROGRAM

It is our goal to work with the Guatemalan clinics and provide them with medications and medical equipment that will facilitate adequate healthcare for all.

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partnership

With the help of our current partners and community-driven health clinics, we are able to provide sustainable and culturally appropriate health care. 

Maya Medical Project is a health initiative of Pixan Ixim.

 

Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim is an accredited 501(c)(3) non-governmental organization of the Maya Nation dedicated to the cultural enrichment of both the Maya and the wider Omaha Communities. Various programs allow Pixan Ixim to celebrate and showcase the Mayan culture, build confidence in their community, teach their children the Mayan worldview and traditions, as well as promote cross-cultural friendships.

 Maya Medical Project aims to improve medical care and quality of life, with a mission of providing aid and medical support to the indigenous Mayan population of the Akateko, Chuj, Popti, and Q’anjob’al Maya Nation of Guatemala.