Maya Traditions Foundation

Unverified non-profit organisation

Maya Traditions Foundation is a Guatamalan NGO dedicated to facilitating access to national and international markets for 180 Maya backstrap weaver artisans and their families in the highlands of Guatemala. The Foundation follows a fair trade model continually seeking to build capacity in regard to accessing formal education, health care and development of entrepreneurial skills. The Foundatio’sn complementary social programme currently reach over 500 family and community members of the artisans with whom the organisation works.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: Guatemala

Global issues

Arts and culture; Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; all (9)

Goods categories

Apparel & fashion; Furniture & furnishings; Textiles & leather products