“ Chronic malnutrition, limited access to health care, widespread poverty, racism and structural violence against the indigenous Mayan population all present significant challenges to our educational project, which aims to do nothing less than transform the tremendously deficient Guatemalan educational system.”
Asturias Library Project: Goals Create a document of library recommendations that reflects the needs of the community. Understand the needs of the school . Get to know the community where Asturias is located.
Asturias Academy http://www.asturiasacademy.org/welcome/
“ Encouraging a Culture of Literacy in Guatemala: McGill Librarians Without Borders & the Asturias Academy Library Partnership” In ABQLA Bulletin . http://www.abqla.qc.ca/sites/abqla.qc.ca/files/QLA_Bulletin_2010_51_2.pdf
“ Librarians Without Borders: Central American Connections.” In Feliciter, vol. 56(5). http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Current_Issue&Template=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&ContentID=8948
“ Transforming Education.” In Need Magazine , iss. 4. http://www.needmagazine.com/Issue04/one01.html
Miguel Angel Asturias Academy Library Planning Recommendations http://www.slideshare.net/carodoi/asturias-academy-library-librarians-without-borders-manual-of-recommendations