Our Partnership with Rotary is Stronger Than Ever!

Chances are you’ve seen this golden wheel around, but do you know what it represents? Rotary International is an international service organization that brings together business and professional leaders “to make positive, lasting change in their communities at home...

Dora María Cardenas Figueroa: A Classroom Transformed

Before the Culture of Reading Program (CORP) arrived at Agua Dulce school, Dora María’s classroom looked like most other first- and second-grade classrooms in rural Guatemala. There were no storybooks, just a whiteboard and some markers. Dora María used the teaching...

That Face You Make…

In honor of International Literacy Day, we thought it was high time that we let some of our sprightly young Culture of Reading Program (CORP) students teach you a few things about proper reading technique. Namely, exactly what facial expressions one should make while...

640 Challenge Run Ride Read

One of our favorite aspects of this blog is that we get to introduce you to some really cool things that our supporters initiate to help CoEd. This is one of those stories. Chris Bailey, a Rotarian from the Cayman Islands, joined us in Guatemala in February for his...

Carlos Pu: Following His Dreams, Inspiring His Family

In 2008, thirteen-year-old Carlos Francisco Pu was surrounded by books on a daily basis. In fact, he helped produce them at a printing company near his hometown of Choquí, Quetzaltenango. Yet, when he returned home every night, his shelves were empty. But at Choquí...