Award-Winning Creativity: Sharlyn’s Story

Children in rural Guatemala grow up surrounded by beautiful vistas—rolling hills and terraced landscapes that spark the creative imaginations of hundreds of volunteers who visit these rural areas with Cooperative for Education (CoEd) each year. But for these kids,...

Meet Adoptees With Guatemalan Roots

The following post was written by the Adoptee Advocates of Adoptees With Guatemalan Roots. If you want to learn more about this organization, head over to www.guateroots.org. Over 30,000 children were adopted from Guatemala before international adoption closed in...

CoEd’s Response to COVID-19

In times like these where most things are uncertain, we know that there’s one thing we can always count on…people rising up to help those in need, near and far. These past few months have been incredibly challenging for everyone around the world, especially for...

Sparking Creativity During COVID-19

These past few months have been incredibly challenging for everyone around the world, especially for our brothers and sisters in Guatemala. Schools remain closed, leaving millions of students to continue their education from home. And to add to the problem, many...

The Rise Ripple Effect

Just like throwing a stone into a pond, sponsoring a student in the Rise Youth Development Program creates ripples that not only impact one student’s life for the better, but continues to impact generation after generation of students in Guatemala. But don’t...