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 Vision for the Future

“I have a grand dream that CoEd will lead educational development in all of Guatemala.” Augusto Bal, long-time CoEd staff member, is dedicated to turning this vision into reality as your new Subdirector of Programs. “I believe that we have the capacity to put...

Education and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

As a CoEd supporter, you know the value of education. You’ve put textbooks into the hands of Guatemalan students for the first time, witnessed students demonstrating their tech skills in brand new computer centers, seen classrooms transform under the skill of a...

Riding with Augusto

While in Guatemala on a project tour this February, I got to climb into a truck with one of our Textbook Program Coordinators and ask him about his work. Augusto Bal is a jolly, Mayan grandpa of a man whose presence immediately calms and gladdens the heart. He has 23...

We’re Joining Girls CHARGE!

We know that you understand the importance of education for kids in rural Guatemala, and especially for the chicas. But did you know that USAID has stated that “educating girls yields a higher rate of return than any other investment available in the developing...