Sparking a Love for Literacy

Here at CoEd, we often get questions about how our programs operate in Guatemala. “Do you hire teachers or send volunteers to teach in Guatemala?”, “Do you start your own schools?”, “How on earth does a non-profit in Cincinnati, Ohio work with so many...

Students: The Future of Guatemala

A disheartening 90% of kids in rural Guatemala who are living in poverty never graduate from high school. This means that schools in rural Guatemala are essentially dropout factories continuing the cycle of illiteracy and limited opportunities. [1] According to USAID,...

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...

Creating Interest in Our Future

This year marks Cooperative for Education’s 25th anniversary! That’s right—we’ve been working in Guatemala as a bona fide non-profit organization since 1997. And what does everyone do for milestone birthdays and anniversaries? Reflect on what we’ve accomplished in the...

2021 Report Card

Last year’s numbers are in! And unlike our PE grades in middle school, we can’t wait to bring them home to show you. 2021 was another challenging year–we all felt the effects of the pandemic in one way or another–but our spirits remained strong, and the...