New Danta Beach House in Tayazal / San Miguel

It’s been a long time coming – but we finally have a new home for la Danta Project – the Danta Beach House in Tayazal / San Miguel. We’re a 5Q + 5 minute + 300 meter boat ride across from Flores island – the center of everything in Petén. These are pre-move-in and pre-clean-up Read more about New Danta Beach House in Tayazal / San Miguel[…]

Volunteer Adventure Traveler Hannah from Austria preparing banana leaves for Tamales with her Maya homestay family

Hannah and Rafael from Austria

Below is a video testimonial from Hannah and Rafael who spent a month with us here at la Danta Project. Thanks so much for all the good work you both did while you were here. They also did el Mirador DIY while they were here. If/when you two ever need a place to stay, we’re Read more about Hannah and Rafael from Austria[…]

la Bolsa Project and a Couple of Great Volunteers from Austria

We had a volunteer from NYC here a few weeks ago and she is working with the Maya women in one of our communities to make bags to import and sell in NYC. The Maya women are super excited and enjoy sharing their good work – fair trade manda. The same Maya community also asked Read more about la Bolsa Project and a Couple of Great Volunteers from Austria[…]

David Apatoff - Certificate of Appreciation

David Apatoff cashew tree planted

Here’s your Certificate of Appreciation… Here’s a map to your Tree Here’s a badge you can place wherever you like to show the world you planted a Tree… Here’s the code. Place the badge on your webpage and link to your tree page… <a” target=”_blank”><img title=”see my tree with a Maya family in Peten Read more about David Apatoff cashew tree planted[…]

Fishing with Edy at Sunset

Ayane from Japan volunteers

Our most recent traveler arrived two days ago, Ayane from Japan. She shared a few meals and spent the first night here on the beach. Ayane wanted to stay with a local family. After a trip with the group to a local Maya pyramid right up the road and a tour of a local organic Read more about Ayane from Japan volunteers[…]