Posts Tagged ‘education center’

There’s No Place Like Home

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It feels like a dream come true—a former school campus in Guatemala transformed into an Education Center that will serve as our new home base for in-country operations for generations to come. Thanks to the generosity of our anonymous benefactor—and the overwhelming support from all of you who have stepped up to sponsor spaces in the new center—we’ve been hard at work ever since the initial purchase. And now, it’s allllllmost ready! Move-in day isn’t set exactly, but it’s so close we can taste it!

a group of students and tour participants in front of the new educational center

If we click our heels three times, does that mean we can move in faster?


Our New Education Center Is Shaping Up to Be Spectacular

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

We can hardly believe it’s been a year since we signed the deed to our new home base in Guatemala. We have our generous benefactor to thank for the initial purchase—but you all have really stepped up, too! Our benefactor left us the challenge of raising additional funds toward the full cost of the renovation and move-in, and by the end of this year, we will have received $149,850 for this purpose!

The best part is—you can literally see the changes all this support has brought about. The grounds of our Education Center are no longer a construction site underway, but a campus taking shape as construction debris is being cleared.

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Progress on our new Guatemalan home

Friday, April 29th, 2016

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Remember when all the stars aligned and CoEd was able to get a brand new home in Guatemala? Well, we’ve been hard at work these past 10 months, and it’s time to bring you all up to speed on how we’re transforming this former school campus into the Education Center of our dreams. (more…)

CoEd Looks Towards a Brand New Home in Guatemala

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

CoEd GUatemalaGets a New Home!

A new home in Guatemala means future growth and major opportunities
for CoEd programs!

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous benefactor, we are taking a gigantic leap forward in our ability to break the cycle of poverty in Guatemala through education. We have purchased a property in San Lucas, Guatemala, and secured funding to begin renovating the space to meet our needs for serving students in the western and central highlands. Our benefactor has challenged us to raise the final 18% needed to complete the building’s transformation into a brand new education center! This is a huge deal. Here’s why:

1. Staff Efficiency:

Our Guatemala staff currently works out of two offices and one warehouse. With the purchase of this new property, we will be able to consolidate operations, affording us major gains in efficiency.

2. Proximity to Beneficiaries: