FundaMaya Canada is an organization dedicated to helping indigenous families in rural Guatemala.

One child at a time; one family at a time


Education is key to improving the lives of these children and their families. To sponsor a child $672 annually; $56 per month.  For fee structure for elderly or university sponsorships, click on "Items to Donate" on the menu across the top or contact There are many children waiting for the opportunity to go to school!

Family Aid Donations

Families are in desperate need of food and medical assistance.  Other needs are household basics, water filters and more. Click on the menu above on "Items to Donate" to learn more about these donation opportunities and related costs.  Examples of the types of basic needs for education and family aid in our programs may be found by following the Guatemalan FaceBook pages "Fundamaya" and "Amigos de FundaMaya".

Sponsor Visits and Volunteer Opportunities

Visits with students and their families, sponsored elderly, or the preschools are heartwarming and life changing.  To arrange a visit or to learn about volunteer opportunities in Panajachel, Guatemala, please contact our Guatemalan service provider at

Show you care in 2023 - sponsor a student or elder, provide medical care or food!

Canadian Friends of FundaMaya Association (FundaMaya Canada), registered charity number 850482795RR0001.  We work closely with our service provider, Fundación Familia Maya (Fundamaya), a Guatemalan organization with local indigenous leadership that focuses on Education, Well-being and Empowerment, to further our programs of alleviating poverty and advancing education.


Urgent Appeal for 11-year old José Mario
José Mario needs life-saving injections totalling $4,100 CAD.  Click on title to read more.
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Change of address
Please make note of new address for Canadian Friends of FundaMaya Association (FundaMaya Canada)
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A Family Visit in El Porvenir
Beautiful Guatemala has much to offer from beautiful scenery, the vibrant colours of traditional clothing and handicrafts, the Maya culture, and the charm of its people.
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Back to School!
Our students are excited to be heading back to school!  
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