HELPING FAMILIES IN NEED
The Huichol Center feeds and shelters hundred of Huichols each year who find themselves temporarily in urban environments without adequate resources.
Widowed and abandoned women are taken in and taught marketable skills to support their families. Daily meals at no cost, provide nutritious food to Huichol school children, medical patients, as well as spiritual pilgrims and indigent travelers needing temporary assistance.
The Huichol people are an endangered people due to:
Medical attention is provided free of charge at the Huichol Center, where treatment is administered by traditional shamans and local medical doctors. Services include: emergency and out-patient care, medical transport, lab work, rural health maintenance care, TB recovery facilities, pre-natal care, birthing, and nutritional and preventative medicine counseling.