Joselyn and Jáckelyn: Surpassing Expectations Since Birth

Joselyn and Jáckelyn (back middle & back right) visit Hacienda María, one of CoEd’s Computer Program schools alongside singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno (back left). San José Poaquil, February 2023. Twins. Imagine the shock of hearing this as an expectant parent!...

Henry: A Formula for Success

Henry entered CoEd’s Rise Program in 2017 as a shy ninth-grader. Today, he’s a successful graduate thanks to his own hard work, his family’s investment in him, and his Rise sponsors—who believed in his future. They say hard work pays off, but what do...

El Calvario: From Puppets to Pages

El Calvario—a shining example of CoEd’s Spark Program—uses puppets to boost classroom creativity and communication, showcasing the importance of having fun while learning! Sacatepéquez, July 2023. Cooperative for Education’s (CoEd’s) Spark Program is far from your...

Jeydi: The Art of Ambition

Jeydi, an 8th grader with a bright future, is determined to become a pediatrician and own her own business someday. Thanks to CoEd’s Rise Youth Development Program, she is one step closer to achieving her dreams! Meet Jeydi, an ambitious 8th grader from Santa...

The Rise Program: More than a Scholarship

If you sponsor a student in the Rise Youth Development Program or you’ve been supporting CoEd for a while, you know that a Rise scholarship provides so much more than an academic scholarship—because students are facing much more than economic barriers. On top of...