We Are Green Deal Certified

A Green Deal certification for a hotel, restaurant, or travel agency tells customers that the business has taken steps not only to improve service to clients, but also to protect the environment, conserve energy, and comply with health and sanitation standards. Green Deal Certification at Buga Mama Restaurant Livingston GuatamalaThe Green Deal standards are monitored by the Rainforest Alliance, a well-financed, worldwide organization based in New York. The certification, conferred on the basis of on-site inspections, is managed in Guatemala by the Asociación Alianza Verde. The names of companies holding the Green Deal certification are posted on the Internet.

Green Deal Is Important for Guatemala Tourism


Contact the Guatemalan

Tomorrow Fund
The Guatemalan Tomorrow Fund Inc. is the nonprofit (501c3) fundraising arm of Ak' Tenamit. We coordinate all Rotary donations and work team visits to Ak' Tenamit. We transfer earmarked funds to Ak' Tenamit and provide required reports, photos, receipts, etc.

Contact: Mary Ellen Aumack, Executive Director
P.O. Box 3636, Tequesta, FL 33469
email: guatfund@prodigy.net
Tel: 561-747-9790
Fax: 561-747-0901
website: www.guatfund.org

Welcome to Buga Mama Restaurante - Livingston, Guatemala.

Buga Mama, meaning "Mouth of the River" is a "Golden Fork" award winning retaurant and a tourist destination when exploring the Rio Dulce in Livingston, Guatemala. Stop by for refreshments or our delicious shrimp entrees!

caprese salad with fresh vegetables and mozzarella buga mama restaurant  livingston guatamalaThis place enjoys the best location of any restaurant in town, and profits go to the Asociación Ak’ Tenamit.

There's a wide range of seafood as well as pasta and fajitas. All of the workers are trainees in a community sustainable tourism development program which enables them to continue individual growth as well as taking learned skills back to their rural villages.

 


buga mama restaurante ak tenamit students training as cooksBuga Mama is owned and run by students from Ak’ Tenamit, a school built nearby that engages 500 students of the Mayan culture in educational activities such as agriculture and hospitality. The students are trained at Cafe Tatin, a cafe on the Ak’ Tenamit grounds, then transferred to Buga Mama to complete their training.

All proceeds from food and gifts purchased at Buga Mama are used to support the 500 students at Ak’ Tenamit to work toward a better life through education.

caprese salad with fresh vegetables and mozzarella buga mama restaurant  livingston guatamalaWhile boating past on the Rio Dulce in Livingston, Guatemala, don't forget to stop by and shop at our gift shop as well as enjoy our refreshing Lemonade. You won't be sorry that you stopped to help support these students.

Stop by and support the Ak’ Tenamit students and have a delicious meal!

 

Purchase Authentic Mayan Handicrafts & Support Ak’ Tenamit

wearables

  • Purses
  • Shawls
  • Scarves
  • Handkerchiefs

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Jewelry

 

Our hand-crafted jewelry is created using polished stones and silver in the Mayan Tradition.

  • Necklaces
  • Earrings
  • Bracelets
  • Belts

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home items

 

100% natural products (corn husks & banana stalks). Painted in the Mayan tradition using natural elements.

  • Picture Frames
  • Wine Bags
  • Ornaments
  • Ornamental Bowls

Wedgewood Farms Horse Stables White Horse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Hours: 12pm - 10 pm daily

On Rio Dulce - Livingston, Guatemala

info@bugamama.org

         
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