Yoselyn: Driven to Make a Difference

Driven. Determined. Persistent. These are just a few of the amazing qualities that students in CoEd’s Rise Program possess. After all, you have to be pretty determined to even make it to middle school in rural Guatemala where more than 6 out of 10 kids don’t make it...

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)...

3 Surefire Tips for Deciding Which Student to Sponsor

When you’re thinking about sponsoring a student, we know it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which one to pick. How do I choose!? This is like gym class all over again! They’re all so incredible! They all deserve a chance to succeed!  Well friends, we agree...

Glendy’s Story

As drug trafficking continues to plague Central America and the United States, one girl is determined to do her part to keep her community safe. Today we want to share with you the incredible story of Glendy, a Rise Program scholar who will inspire you and give you...

A Letter from Any, Rise Program Facilitator

My name is Any Xicay, and I am the Rise Youth Development Program facilitator for the communities of Cerritos and Chimazat. I currently work with 111 students in those communities. My work is something that makes me passionate, that I love, and that fosters my own...

SurpRISE!

We’ve got big new about the Scholarship Program, or should we say The Artist Formerly Known as the Scholarship Program? Check out the big...