MARC PIANO’S REPORT OF HIS LIBRARY READER EXPERIENCE IN LATE AUGUST, 2011 On Monday morning I met with members of the Myanmar Youth Empowerment Program. Set up by 11 young men and women, this group teaches ‘soft skills’ to its students, based on education and training the founders received from the Pacific Education Trust. The […]
Black Fridays are commonplace in this era of financial stress; perfect Mondays come much less frequently. Today achieved that stature because of five contributors: Professors Frank Ching and Barry Onouye, just retired after a career of teaching in the University of Washington’s Department of Architecture and donated a gaylord box filled with texts & references […]
Nargis Library Recovery is a Seattle-based 501c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding libraries and providing books for the people of Myanmar (Burma) whose homes and lives were destroyed by Cyclone Nargis. Accessing global science-based knowledge is becoming an evident need as government and society regains interest in improved international relations. We are working to create the Myanmar Foundation for the Future, in partnership with Myanmar Engineering Society [MES] to speed up global access of objective science reports.
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Since 2008 we have distributed 850,000 books to 900 libraries throughout Myanmar, including 220,000 Myanmar language texts and references for primary schools..
By the end of 2014 we expect to have shipped and distributed one-million books donated mostly by Thrift Books.