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...

Claudia: Changing Minds and Hearts

CoEd Rise Program graduate Claudia broke out of poverty and is on her way to achieving her dreams. Perhaps her most impressive accomplishment to date? Changing her father’s perspective on educating his daughters. Several months ago we had the privilege of...

Becoming Servant Leaders

Music: “Follow Your Dreams” by Scott Holmes, www.scottholmesmusic.com Want to empower a student to become a leader in their community? Did you know that by supporting the Scholarship & Youth Development Program you not only help students graduate—you...