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WHAT WE DO

The Maya Childcare Trust in the UK and Maya Childcare Inc. in the USA together fund and support the Acorn Childcare Center in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. The Center provides a safe and caring educational environment for Guatemalan children living in poverty, at risk of suffering from neglect.

It ensures that children’s basic needs are met and encourages active learning during the formative preschool years, ages 2-6. This is a crucial stage of development and the support they receive at the Center has a positive impact throughout their lives.

Our Mission
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WHAT WE PROVIDE

Giving children a better start in life

WHAT’S NEW AT MAYA CHILDCARE

Transforming the lives of families facing extreme poverty.

2020 has been a year with many challenges and struggles throughout the world, and particularly in Guatemala , where poverty is widespread and life expectancy, development, and hope feel threatened.

Living Through the Pandemic in Guatemala

The health system in Guatemala collapsed just two months into lockdown and relief promised by the government still hasn’t reached families. But there is good news from the Acorn Childcare Center and more ways you can help.

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HELP A CHILD TODAY

The Acorn Childcare Center (Centro Infantil Bellota in Spanish) helps give children a better start in life. It provides essential care and education for 2–6 year olds.

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