Welcome to the Asturias Academy

Welcome

The Asturias Academy is more than just a school. It's a movement that is transforming Guatemala.The Asturias Academy serves preschool through high school students striving to improve their standard of living through a unique model of education. It creates informed, critically thinking, socially conscious citizens that ultimately emerge as empowered and engaged leaders in their communities.

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The Asturias Academy wants to use education to improve the lives of Guatemalans and we need partners to make this dream a reality. Become a partner by making a donation or voluntering in our movement to transform Guatemala.

The Miguel Angel Asturias Academy

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Miguel Angel Asturias Academy is a private, non-profit Pre K-12 school in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, founded in 1994 to eliminate education disparities through subsidized tuition, and create informed, critically-thinking, socially conscious citizens through its curriculum.
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STARS Foundation

Caitlyn Davis | General

We are excited to announce that we were invited to be a part of the Global Rising Stars Awards. This award is part of a pilot program partnership between The STARs Foundation and The Global Fund for Children

Inspiring Hope: One Story at a Time

Inspiring Hope: One Story at a Time

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Librarians without Borders is currently promoting the book Inspiring Hope: One Story at a Time. This book is a compilation of 75 stories focused around the question “What gives you hope?” Two stories featured in this book are about the Miguel Angel Asturias Library

Juniata College Visits Academy

Juniata College Visits Academy

Aeren Martinez | General

The Juniata College Choir arrived in Xela and was welcomed with a feast prepared by the parents. What had been originally planned as a simple gathering for the college students after a long ride from Antigua, Guatemala turned into a full-fledged celebration replete with every kind of possible Guatemalan delicacy including pepian