£180raised of £711 target by 7 supporters

Weʼre raising £711 to Support the education and health of a Maya child

Chimaltenango, Chimaltenango Department, Guatemala
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I am running the New Forest Half-Marathon-10th September 2017 to raise money for Melody School.

Melody School has been set up by Igor Xoyon to provide equality schooling to underprivileged Maya children in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. It is run purely by donations.

Through sponsorship a child is not only able to receive a solid education, but also daily nutritious meals and access to speciality health care that the families would not have otherwise.

As I discovered when visiting it, Melody School is a wonderful place for learning and playing!

Donations, however small, are much appreciated.

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    • Terry


      Aug 17, 2017

      It 's a pleasure to support such a happy school


    • Anonymous


      Aug 17, 2017

      Happy to support a good cause.Best of luck !

    • Ines Varela-Silva

      Ines Varela-Silva

      Aug 14, 2017

      Well done Diane. You're doing a fantastic work with the children. I am so happy to contribute.


    • Eileen


      Aug 13, 2017

      All the best in your run for a great cause!


    • louise belanger

      louise belanger

      Aug 12, 2017

      Well done Diane, what a great cause!


    • Julie


      Aug 12, 2017

      Well done Diane, I'm sure you'll reach your target! xx


    • Anonymous


      Aug 12, 2017

      Good luck!

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    Diane Davies

    Diane Davies

    Chimaltenango, Chimaltenango Department, Guatemala

    I am a Maya archaeologist who is both interested in the ancient Maya culture and the Maya people living today. As the Maya is now a topic in the primary history curriculum, I visit schools teaching both the children and teachers about the culture.

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