Cooperative for Education provides holistic and sustainable support to the communities we serve through separate, but complementary, programs:
Provides vital books (in the core areas of math, science, social studies, and Spanish) to middle schools in rural Guatemala in order to improve the quality of teaching and learning.
Gives middle school students in rural Guatemala the opportunity to use technology to solve real-world problems faced by their local communities, while developing the computer skills needed to secure better jobs after graduation.
Culture of Reading Program
Helps Guatemalan elementary school students become competent and enthusiastic readers by providing books, materials, and training for their teachers in engaging teaching methods.
Scholarship & Youth Development Program
Removes economic barriers to education by giving talented Guatemalan youths academic scholarships; provides them with leadership, professional, and life skills training, and involves them in improving their community through organized service projects.
Connects people in the U.S. with Guatemalan communities that benefit from their support and builds partnerships with other organizations committed to improving the lives of Guatemalans.