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...

Cindy Marroquín: Dreaming with Confidence

As we celebrate the focus on girls education thanks to Malala Day, Girl Rising, and other amazing efforts to educate girls around the world, we wanted to bring you the story of Cindy Marroquin, a girl excited about her education in Guatemala.   “I need three...

Literacy in Guatemala

Imagine you are seven years old and have never come in contact with a single book. This is reality for many rural Guatemalan children. CoEd’s Culture of Reading Program is transforming these students into competent, enthusiastic readers. Click here to learn how you...