Update on CoEd’s Response to COVID-19

While many of us in the U.S. are seeing COVID-19 risks diminish, unfortunately, case numbers in Guatemala are still on the rise and their vaccine rollout has faced numerous problems and delays. We at CoEd are very concerned about this situation and are taking every...

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...

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...

Guatemala’s Education System 101

Class is in session! Welcome to Guatemala’s Education System 101. School systems work differently in every country around the world and you may be curious as to how others differ from your own. Guatemala is a country near and dear to our hearts here at...