Glendy’s Story

As drug trafficking continues to plague Central America and the United States, one girl is determined to do her part to keep her community safe. Today we want to share with you the incredible story of Glendy, a Rise Program scholar who will inspire you and give you...

A Vision for the Future

“I have a grand dream that CoEd will lead educational development in all of Guatemala.” Augusto Bal, long-time CoEd staff member, is dedicated to turning this vision into reality as your new Subdirector of Programs. “I believe that we have the capacity to put...

The Next 20 Years

We wrapped up our interview with CoEd founders Joe and Jeff by asking what they envision for the next 20 years of breaking the cycle of poverty in Guatemala. Their answer? Create integrated solutions to poverty in partnership with Idea Global, our partner organization...

What Mom and Dad Said

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to start your own nonprofit organization and grow it successfully for 20 years? Last month we posted the first part of our interview with Cooperative for Education founders Joe and Jeff Berninger. They talked about what inspired...