Unique handmade products
made by artisans from Guatemala
NEW: GIFT BUNDLES
Beautifully designed presents
that donate to a good cause.
& feel better.
We create super comfortable
products with positive impact.
& powerful impact.
Playful solidarity symbols that empower
indigenous women in Guatemala.
solidarity with a grin
& care too.
We don't take ourselves seriously,
but mean serious business.
guamayu believes in the power of playfulness for goodness.
We make helping
playful & light-hearted.
Our mission is to raise global awareness and joyfulness through making it easy and fun to empower each other.
Empowering young women
The first female, indigenous-led secondary school in Central America offers a holistic education for the younger generation of indigenous women born into a combination of different levels of discrimination.
We create direct positive
impact with products.
We partner with illustrators that would like to share their talent to develop our products. For our first collection, we worked with studio nunc, a Berlin based design studio.
our first collection
An eye for seeing, perceiving, being aware of.
A heart for feeling, sympathizing, caring.
What symbols convey solidarity in a playful manner?
studio nunc has created four beautiful illustrations and complementary symbols for introducing the concept of playful solidarity.
We acknowledge privilege
& invite you to share.
Our blog: Stories
The invisible impact of COVID-19 on Guatemalas mayority
The Corona pandemic is one of the major threats people are facing worldwide. While for most people in developed countries a health hazard directly caused by the virus comes to mind, economic stability and supply of the population with the bare essentials of survival is most probably the bigger challenge for people living in...
How our partner MAIA creates sustainable impact
Through the MAIA Impact School, family engagement, systemic change and a COVID-response plan, MAIA's impact has grown and been recognised by many, empowering more than 450 young women in the rural areas of Sololá, Guatemala.
Guatemala – a country trapped between richness and inequality
Guatemala is located in Central America and represents one of the most populated countries within the region. The country is specially known for its diverse cultural richness, which reflects strong Mayan and Spanish influences as seen in art, music, textiles, cuisine, religion and literature. However, this richness is accompanied by...