Edwin’s Path out of Poverty

Textbooks. Computers. Spark Reading. Rise Youth Development. All four of CoEd’s programs work with students in Guatemala to help them get the education they deserve in order to reach one of the biggest milestones in their lives, high school graduation! But it doesn’t...

The Start of a Beautiful Friendship

Haaave you met Howard? Howard Lobb, who does not shy away from taking a leap of faith, left his successful corporate career back in 2001 to help the fledgling nonprofit Cooperative for Education start a computer program in Guatemala. So what if the organization was...

2018 Report Card

Happy 2019! As you guys know, we here at CoEd are dedicated to data. We don’t want to simply deliver kick-butt programs—we want some hard numbers to tell us if they’re working! (In fact, we’re kinda nerds about it…) To that end, every year we test each of our programs...

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...

An Entrepreneur in the Making

Like many other kids her age, Jennifer, an eighth-grader at El Aguacate middle school, doesn’t know exactly what she wants to do when she grows up. “I want to own a business” she says, knowing that she wants to lead and employ others, use her creativity, and build a...