Posts Tagged ‘Canadian Friends’

Shout Out to Our Canadian Friends

Friday, February 17th, 2017

A little over a year ago, we announced the birth of Canadian Friends of Cooperative for Education, our partner organization in Canada! Since then, Canadians have been coming out of the woodwork to help raise money for deserving kids in Guatemala. They’re presenting to Rotary clubs, spreading the word among their friends and colleagues, and even carrying pictures of students who need scholarships to their doctors’ offices. (You know who you are…)

To continue fostering this partnership, we’ve established a Canadian Advisory Board, filled with amazing people who are passionate about helping kids in Guatemala. The board meets every other month, and members from all over Canada join virtual meetings to talk strategy, share successes, and dream up new ways to spread the word. Board member Greg Podmore says it was an easy decision to get involved because it gives him “the chance to help some lovely children work their way, through education, out of poverty, so they can make better lives.”


Greg had great fun in Guatemala.


Canadian Friends of Cooperative for Education

Friday, November 20th, 2015

CanadianFriendsIt’s time to brush up on your “ehs” and “aboots” because we’re heading to Canada!

It was a long, snowy road, but we finally finished crossing our t’s and dotting our i’s and are oh so pleased to announce that Canadian Friends of Cooperative for Education is our new Canadian partner. Its purpose is to provide scholarships for students and training for teachers and is carried out in partnership with CoEd’s programs in Guatemala. (more…)