Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change

 
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change has received 1 donation
    • 10 months ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change has received 3 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change has received 14 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change posted a progress report
    Coming Full Circle: Reading for Change
    By - Noah Steinberg-Di Stefano - Director of Development
    Dear friends of MAAA, I want to thank you all for your continued support. In May, we greeted a group of 13 participants from the group Librarians Without Borders. They have supported us since day one, and we certainly would not have been able to build this library without them. A few of the members,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change posted a progress report
    Reading for Change Update, March 16th, 2012
    By - Noah Steinberg-Di Stefano - Director of Development
    We began the 2012 school year with some exciting news from the Reading for change campaign. We have two new librarians, Nicholas Newlin from Washington, D.C., and Dorita Dominguez from right here in Quetzaltenango. They are both here on grants from Librarians Without Borders, who will be sending a group of volunteers to...
    • 2 years ago
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    • Sandy
      Sandy How fortunate you are to have the librarians join you and share their expertise. I know many of Miguel Angel Asturias' books are in the U.S. Library of Congress; afterall he won the Nobel Prize for Literature.It's also wonderful news that families will be able to take home books. Great photo and super report. It... Read more »
      • 2 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change posted a progress report
    Our library encourages reading
    By - Karla Chojolan - Director of Development
    Dear Friends, It's December and the temperatures in Guatemala are descending and without heating in the houses, the cold at night becomes unbearable, but fortunately it does not snow as in the United States. It is good that the school year is finished, because the afternoons are very windy. The school year in Guatemala...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change has received 93 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change posted a progress report
    Reading incentive imagination
    By - Jorge Chojolan - Founder Asturias Academy
    Right now we are in the third semester. Years ago our first grade students, by this time of the year, they have had a few weeks to have met most of the alphabet and had fun reading the labels on the streets. Now it's different, since more than three months, students do not read signs; they read short books and used their...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change posted a progress report
    Library: From the beginning
    By - Malea Hetrick - Director of Development
    Hi everyone, We cannot believe it is already June and we have just finished our second quarter exams! We have had quite an exciting May, from Mother’s Day and our Antigua field trip, and even an exciting early June, with the arrival of two new volunteers and midterm week. On that last point, the students are...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change posted a progress report
    GlobalGiving Site Visit Reflections
    By - Clinton Misamore - Program Field Officer
    It was such a pleasure and unique opportunity to visit the Collegio Miquel Asturius Academy.  Director Jorge Chojolan was one of the most inspirational people I have met on my journey thus far.  He was kind enough to share his story with me in regards to how he started the school.  This is not my story...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change posted a progress report
    See the library in action!
    By - Malea Hetrick - Director of Development
    There are finally students in our library! After months and months of preparation, of painting and carpeting, of bookshelves and tables and chairs, and of course books, we finally have students in the library reading! The library is used for both classes who want to come up and read, or need a study space, or resources...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change posted a progress report
    Want to learn more about MAAA?
    By - Malea Hetrick - Volunteer Coordinator
    The Miguel Angel Asturias Academy was recently given the opportunity, thanks to Global Giving and Ford, to submit short videos explaining the work of the academy. We wanted to take this opportunity to show you, with pictures, sound and video, what your contributions are doing! Also, because it is a video competition,...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change has received 80 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change posted a progress report
    Carpeting, Windows + Doors
    By - Jorge Chojolan - Executive Director
    We have finished construction! Check out these awesome photos that we have of the library. Our next step is to put in bookcases and books. We plan on inaugurating our library on October 19th to coincide with Miguel Angel Asturias's birthday. Thanks so much for your support of our project!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Colegio Miguel Angel Asturias

Quetzaltenango, PA, Guatemala

Project Leader

Jorge Chojolan

Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango Guatemala

Where is this project located?

Map of Asturias Academy Library: Reading for Change