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...
The Rotary Clubs of Guatemala La Reforma and Calgary are thrilled to announce that the Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP) Global Grant for the 2017-2018 Rotary year (GG1752923) has been approved by The Rotary Foundation! The total amount of the grant is...
It is my great pleasure to announce that CoEd staff members Howard Lobb, Joe Berninger and I have joined Rotary!
We could not have been more honored by the President’s words: “If you want to look for a project that meets so many of the characteristics of Rotary, the GLP is the gold standard.”
“It used to take students up to two years to learn to read well. Now they reach the same level in three months.”
Our Global Grant was the largest that The Rotary Foundation awarded in the Basic Education and Literacy area of focus this year.
“It was very impactful to realize that education is difficult for these people,” said Larry Bass, a Rotarian from southeast Denver. “Guatemala I think has the highest illiteracy rate in Central America, and you see it up close and personal when you go to something like the home visits.”
“The computer will be a tool I can use to defend myself against any problems I face.”
As part of its centennial celebrations in Atlanta in June, The Rotary Foundation will recognize 20 outstanding global grants, and guess what? One of them is OUR Global Grant! The grant, hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Guatemala Vista Hermosa and Summit County, Colorado,...