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...

Meet Our New Board Members

As everyone knows, it’s the season to be thankful and here at CoEd, we have seven new Board members to be extra thankful for this year!  In just a little over a year, we almost doubled the size of our Board of Directors. With seven new smiling faces comes even...

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...

Tours to Guatemala: A Lasting Impact

Keep hearing us gush about tours, but finding it hard to imagine what it’s actually like to travel to Guatemala on a CoEd tour? One day you might find yourself in the beautiful, colonial city of Antigua…   Or on a boat in the middle of Lake Atitlán.  ...

Kacie Baldwin: Leaving a Legacy in Guatemala

The Moonlight Lawyer Giving of herself is not new to Kacie Baldwin. In 2007, although she was already busy with a full-time job in IT, Kacie decided to go to law school and open her own private practice. She’s kept her job in IT, and now she moonlights as a...

Education Center Dedication

“It was just like a wedding. You look out and you see all these people who you love and who have meant so much to you over the years.” —Joe Berninger It really was a special experience to dedicate the new education center with so many of you last month. Per the norm,...