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We are a non-profit entity, established in the United States and Colombia, which aims to contribute to the education of children and youth of scarce resources through education and sport.


5Impacted Communities

1000Sport material donations

28Sponsored children

1410Indirect Beneficiaries

19%Female population

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Pases of Hope

Passes of Hope

Programa de educación a través del deporte donde se busca enseñar valores fundamentales tales como el trabajo en equipo, tolerancia, respeto, disciplina entre otros.

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Sponsorhip Program


Program consisting in direct sponsoring of poor children and young athletes in order to cover their basic needs in education, health, transportation and others.

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Health and Wellness


This program complements the work of unconventional looking good education and physical development of children, implementing health campaigns and providing nutritional supplements for growth.

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Latest News

 Our kids Celebrating Mother's Day  to their Moms

Our kids Celebrating Mother's Day to their Moms

our kids Celebrated Mother's Day for their lovely mothers. Acts, shows, letters, and singing were demonstrations of how much love these kids have for their Mothers.

 Thanks to Reagan and Ridley for their Generosity!

Thanks to Reagan and Ridley for their Generosity!

Reagan and Ridley are two wonderful 11 year old girls, who surprised us with their generosity. For their birthdays, they asked their parents to donate soccer balls for our kinds in the foundation. Thanks to Reagan and Ridley, we bought 32 soccer balls.

These gestures of kindness fill our hearts and encourage us to continue to work for our kids.

 Workshops Fomenting Leadership with Values among our kids

Workshops Fomenting Leadership with Values among our kids

Great workshop fomenting leadership with values among our kids, thanks to the volunteering group of Bancolombia foundation . #Passesofhope

 In Nueva Venecia, we Supply our Kids  with 150 Pair of Sneakers

In Nueva Venecia, we Supply our Kids with 150 Pair of Sneakers

Last weekend we gave shoes to 150 boys and girls from our program ‪#‎passesofhope‬ in Nueva Venecia, Magdalena. Also, we provided vitamin supplements and medicine thanks to partner's contributions.

 First Passes of Hope Tournament

First Passes of Hope Tournament

The past Month of March, JLF successfully organized our first Passes of Hope Soccer tournament where more than 150 boys and girls had the opportunity to enjoy in this tournament, which main objective was to emphasize values among our kids. The name of the teams, the rules, and even the trophies reminded our kids values such as equality, team work, respect, are vital for our life.


  • " I would like to thank JL Foundation for helping me to accomplish my goals, my dreams. First Colombian Rugby player to reach an European Professional Rugby League. "


    Andres Zafra

    ( Colombian International Rugby Player )

  • " For all all the Kids who conforms JL Foundation, keep it up, don't give up "


    Macnelly Torres

    ( Atletico Nacional- Colombian International Soccer Player )

  • " I am part of this project #Help us to Help "


    Leandro Castellanos

    ( Independiente Santa fe, Colombia-Professional Soccer Player )

  • " God bless you and all the children from Juventud Lider. Let's keep working! "


    Jackson Martínez

    ( Guangzhou Evergrande Football Club- Colombian International Player )

  • " Fundación Juventud líder ¡That's it! "


    Pibe Valderrama

    ( Former Soccer World Player of Colombia )

Key Supporters

The following Companies and Entities are our partners and support

  • One World Play Project
  • Cordúa
  • Conoco Phillips
  • Greenway
  • bp
  • Clínica Oftanmológica del Caribe
  • Unidades Tecnológicas de Santander
  • Instituto Salesiano
  • Araya
  • ProSmile
  • Kicks
  • Jim Alejandro Verjel
  • Grupoasex
  • Smile Foundation
  • Kasaari
  • Fundación Procaps
  • Universidad Simón Bolivar
  • Fundación G 2/10
  • Peace Paccers
  • Tova
  • Bancolombia
  • Mission Soccer