CoEd’s Commitment to Equality

For the past 24 years, Cooperative for Education has fought against poverty, racism, and injustice in Guatemala. We seek to provide educational opportunities to rural, indigenous Guatemalans, who have historically suffered the highest levels of discrimination and...

Delivering Food to Families in Need

It’s 11:00 am and you wouldn’t believe how hard the scorching sun hits when you’re nearly 7,000 feet up in the mountains of San José Poaquil in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. The scene is almost surreal. A community leader, officially appointed by the local...

Guest Blogger: Lilly Gieseke

The following post was written by CoEd supporter and tour veteran, Lilly Gieseke. I wanted to tell you all about the Helping Hands Tour, during which you stay at one school for the entire week, painting it and getting to know the people there. This is mixed with a...

A Message from Evelyn Roquel, Rise Program Coordinator

Dear Sponsors, It’s a pleasure for me to write to you and to share what the Rise Team in CoEd has been up to. We have maintained communication with each other, transmitting confidence, strength, security, and above all, a positive attitude (which undoubtedly...

COVID-19 Update

Dear CoEd Family, We hope you’re all doing well during this unprecedented time of the Coronavirus pandemic. Many of you have been asking about us and what is happening in Guatemala. This curious time has us all feeling separated and disconnected as many of us...