The Mayan Heritage through the eyes of Museum Popul Vuh

The Dresden Codex from the Museum of Popul Vuh

DID YOU KNOW? The Popol Vuh is one of the most important pieces of indigenous literature in the Americas. The book tells the K’iche’-Mayan version of creation, the adventures of the twin gods, Hunahpú and Xbalanqué, and the history of the K’iche’ Maya until the Spanish conquest. While the author is unknown, the Popol Vuh […]

What it feels like to build a school for the kids in Guatemala

Guatemala

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THE HAVES AND THE HAVE-NOTS Fondo Unido or United Way is a conglomerate both in Guatemala and internationally that helps other, smaller NGOs. Founded in October 2001, the organization has successfully managed to become an indispensable link between the communities that are in desperate need of help and the organizations and […]

A six-step guide to revive and stick to resolutions

Come December, there is a quixotic surge in making new resolutions. However as New Year turns into Valentine’s Day into Easter, all resolves become vague and fade away. From exercising more to spending less, from learning skills like cooking and playing guitar to unlearning saying ‘yes’, they become a part of distant memory, only to […]

Keeping up with the resolutions — Why do I make them, why do I break them

Chances are, you took at least one New Year’s resolution; like losing weight, eating healthier, exercising more, reading more, so on and so forth. Less than a week into the New Year, resolves dissolve and are forgotten. We resume with our life style – the ones that we live mindlessly. We reflect upon them again, […]