Annual Board Member Visits
Once a year the BCOIA Board travels to Guatemala for its bi-annual
meeting. At that time professional workshops are presented and school
supplies are distributed to rural public schools.
Since 2005 the Board expanded the Literacy Program to place quality
selections of Spanish children’s literature and supplies in the
hands of the children for ownership. This program has continued
and now a large number of public schools and one preschool receive
From a global focus in the 1970s to a concentration in Guatemala,
BCOIA has evolved and changed, but it has remained true to the goals
established by the founders of the organization.