Who is Na’atik?
our goal is to open students’ eyes to a world of possibilities. Through affordable, encouraging English language classes, we aim to help students in the local Maya community develop the skills and confidence to visualize and achieve their
We believe our youth strengthen their communities when they have aspirations and self esteem. All of our individualized classes are taught in modern, bright classrooms by highly-qualified native speakers using diverse resources. We go above
and beyond the classroom by hosting activities, film nights and school trips. Although we are fairly new we are seeing fantastic results with many students becoming the first in their family to go to university (some to study languages!).
Though our main focus is young people we have all ages come to class-from ages fouro seventy!
Where will my money go?
Running a school for over 150 students is expensive. This fundraiser is to keep costs down for local students throughout the year. We are proud to say that in six years we have never raised our price for classes. Your money will go towards books, pencils,
paper, stickers, paint, white boards, printing, air-conditioning, lights, staffing, and everything that it takes to continue the great work that we already do. Aside from our fees to StartSomeGood, every penny you donate will go towards empowering Mexican
How can I help?
This holiday season we need $1,500 to continue our valuable work at the high standards we have set without raising costs for our students. As a registered 501c3 charity, your donation is tax deductible. We welcome all donations from $5-1,000. After you donate
please take the time to join our 'flaunt your fluency' (#flauntyourfluency) campaign to celebrate languages and spread the word about our project.
How do I join #flauntyourfluency?
If you love languages you should flaunt it! All you need to do is get on
social media and upload a video of yourself speaking in a second language. Your post should be accompanied
by #flauntyourfluency, a nomination of a friend, and a donation to our crowdfunder - and voilá you are flaunting your fluency. Alternatively, you can write about it on Twitter,
or your blog. It doesn’t matter if you are REALLY fluent – we all have to start somewhere! Share
your video with the world: Why do YOU love languages?