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...

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...

Textbook Inaugurations: Now and Then

For those who’ve been on a CoEd tour to Guatemala in the past, you know what it’s like to attend a Textbook Program inauguration, a gathering of people from near and far to welcome a new school into the program. This past year looked a little different though. Schools...

Your support is helping thousands of students learn from home!

For years your gifts have helped Guatemalan communities—some of the poorest and most illiterate people in the world—transform their quality of education. And those gifts continue to help today, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although schools are closed in...

Behind-the-Scenes at a Textbook School

Overwhelmed. Hopeful. Overjoyed. This is what you’ve told us you felt after visiting your first Textbook School on a CoEd tour. So, how do the students feel? How about their parents? Their teachers? CoEd staff member and tour guide extraordinaire, Juan Pablo (pictured...

Jennifer: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Last year, at the age of 13, Jennifer made a very difficult decision. In 2018, she would drop out of school and go to work so that she could help her father and mother support her, her five siblings, and her precious nieces and nephews. Jennifer had studied through...