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 $563 annually; $47 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 need of food, medical assistance, household items, 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

Canadian Friends of FundaMaya Association (FundaMaya Canada), registered charity number 850482795RR0001.  We work closely with our service provider, FundaciĆ³n 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 Call for Medical Aid and Food
The elderly are consistently without medical aid and sufficient food.  Thanks to you,  some of our seniors have been able to see a doctor.  
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Celebrating Eusebia
How wonderful to see the smile on Eusebia's face!  
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Urgent medical care for Eusebia
Eusebia has suffered for far too long!  Can you help?
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Rainy Season at Lake Atitlan
The rainy season around Lake Atitlan runs from May to September. In an area where many families already struggle to put food on the table, the impact of the rainy season increases their vulnerability.
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