Travel Back through CoEd’s History

Last month, as a part of CoEd’s 25th anniversary, we took a glimpse into a future of possibilities! This time around, we’d like to take you on a giant leap back in time to the 20th century (cough—1996—cough) when CoEd was only just a dream beginning to...

Creating Interest in Our Future

This year marks Cooperative for Education’s 25th anniversary! That’s right—we’ve been working in Guatemala as a bona fide non-profit organization since 1997. And what does everyone do for milestone birthdays and anniversaries? Reflect on what we’ve accomplished in the...

‘Tis the Season: For Rise Student Packets

It’s officially Fall! And you know what that means—no, not pumpkin spiced lattes (but we admit we love them too)—it’s Rise student packet season! The time of year when students in the Rise Youth Development Program get to showcase their accomplishments and share...

What Sponsoring a Student Means to Me

Sponsoring a student is a one-to-one relationship between a Guatemalan student and the donor who makes it possible for the student to continue in school past sixth grade. But sponsoring a student in CoEd’s Rise Program is so much more than just providing an academic...

STEM-Savvy Rise Scholars

Clara Barton. Marie Curie. Margaret Hutchinson Rousseau. What do these people have in common? (Cue Jeopardy music.) What is “women in STEM”? You got it! Barton, Curie, and Hutchinson Rousseau all used their STEM (aka: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)...

P&G Alumni Bring Computer Centers to Rural Students

Two middle schools in Guatemala have received computers for the first time thanks to a new grant and the help of a couple of generous CoEd supporters! Board members and P&G alumni Ben Chapman and Mario Contreras helped CoEd receive a $15,000 grant for Computer...