Behind-the-Scenes at a Textbook School

Overwhelmed. Hopeful. Overjoyed. This is what you’ve told us you felt after visiting your first Textbook School on a CoEd tour. So, how do the students feel? How about their parents? Their teachers? CoEd staff member and tour guide extraordinaire, Juan Pablo (pictured...

2018 Report Card

Happy 2019! As you guys know, we here at CoEd are dedicated to data. We don’t want to simply deliver kick-butt programs—we want some hard numbers to tell us if they’re working! (In fact, we’re kinda nerds about it…) To that end, every year we test each of our programs...

Jennifer: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Last year, at the age of 13, Jennifer made a very difficult decision. In 2018, she would drop out of school and go to work so that she could help her father and mother support her, her five siblings, and her precious nieces and nephews. Jennifer had studied through...

What You Make Possible in Just One Week

Sit back and listen to some good news! Our Director of International Programs, Katie Camillus, wants to give you a “taste” of all the exciting things that happen in Guatemala in a typical week, thanks to your support! These stories range from playful to...

Riding with Augusto

While in Guatemala on a project tour this February, I got to climb into a truck with one of our Textbook Program Coordinators and ask him about his work. Augusto Bal is a jolly, Mayan grandpa of a man whose presence immediately calms and gladdens the heart. He has 23...