Ko'ox Boon is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to empower children & adults from underserved Maya communities by providing the tools for making public art & cultivating economic markets for the ethical trade of handmade artisan goods. We are a 100% volunteer-based team utilizing the transformative power of art to create real social change.
We value details, creativity, family, mutual respect & equality.
One dollar a day = extreme poverty
A little goes a long way...
Ko'ox Boon supports local artists & harnesses the joyful, creative spirit of youth. Creative projects, like mural making, videoing oral histories, and collaborating with the embroidery collective, promote community fellowship, cultivate economic development, & explore indigenous heritage & folklore.