Diego: Once a Student, Today a Teacher

Not too often do you see someone get the opportunity to return home and give back to the community that raised them, but Diego, at age 28, is doing just that! During his studies at Hacienda María, Diego took advantage of the textbooks and computers provided by...

Textbook Schools: Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands

Nestled in a small village in northern Sololá, the Pixabaj Cooperative School serves around 90 students each year. But students at Pixabaj are outperforming the national average in reading and math scores…can you guess how? They’re a part of Cooperative for...

Travel Back through CoEd’s History

Last month, as a part of CoEd’s 25th anniversary, we took a glimpse into a future of possibilities! This time around, we’d like to take you on a giant leap back in time to the 20th century (cough—1996—cough) when CoEd was only just a dream beginning to...

Creating Interest in Our Future

This year marks Cooperative for Education’s 25th anniversary! That’s right—we’ve been working in Guatemala as a bona fide non-profit organization since 1997. And what does everyone do for milestone birthdays and anniversaries? Reflect on what we’ve accomplished in the...

Textbook Inaugurations: Now and Then

For those who’ve been on a CoEd tour to Guatemala in the past, you know what it’s like to attend a Textbook Program inauguration, a gathering of people from near and far to welcome a new school into the program. This past year looked a little different though. Schools...