Update on CoEd’s Response to COVID-19

While many of us in the U.S. are seeing COVID-19 risks diminish, unfortunately, case numbers in Guatemala are still on the rise and their vaccine rollout has faced numerous problems and delays. We at CoEd are very concerned about this situation and are taking every...

Maya Culture: Alive and Well Today

In ancient times, Maya kings and queens formed their most prized headdresses with Quetzal feathers, like this student replicates here. In school, you probably sat in history class and learned about the Maya Empire – one of the most dominant indigenous societies of...

Introducing CoEd Badges!

What are CoEd badges? CoEd badges are our little way of celebrating the ways you are breaking the cycle of poverty in Guatemala through education! You can earn badges by joining one of our giving societies like our Legacy Society, Leadership Circle, or The...

Where It All Started: Kris Schrader’s Story

This month, we are celebrating the legacy of Sister Kris Schrader, who has dedicated 33 years of service to education in rural Guatemala! She is now returning home to the US. Kris gave CoEd’s Founders, Jeff and Joe Berninger, and CoEd’s Director of Partner...

Help After the Hurricanes

Nearly seven months ago, Guatemala was hit by two devastating hurricanes, Hurricane Eta and Hurricane Iota. To this day, those impacted by the storms are still picking up the pieces and in the process of recovering. In early November, Hurricane Eta crossed Central...