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Pases of Hope

Passes of Hope

Education program through sport which seeks to teach fundamental values such as teamwork, tolerance, respect, and discipline.

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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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 We are Impacting more Areas in Catatumbo with Passes of Hope

We are Impacting more Areas in Catatumbo with Passes of Hope

We continue to grow for the benefit of our boys and girls. Last June we started our #Passesofhope program in the town of Orú, municipality of El Tarra, North of Santander, where more than seventy children and their families have benefited from our project today.

Passed of Hope is an Education through Sports Program that seeks to teach fundamental values such as teamwork, tolerance, respect, and discipline, as well as controlling your emotions, in order to project yourself in life.

We thank the community and the school in Orú where we have been received greatly. This project is possible thanks to the financing of the European Union in Colombia, PLAN Foundation, Caritas. In the same way we want to thank our allies and friends in El Tarra Fundación G 2/10

 Started Passes of Hope Program-Palmeritos in the Catatumbo Region of Colombia

Started Passes of Hope Program-Palmeritos in the Catatumbo Region of Colombia

We are happy to announce that last April 8, we started a new partnership between Fundación Juventud Lider (FJL) and the Palm Growers Foundation of Catatumbo (FUNPALCAT). That is why, starting this month, we will arrive with our Pases de Ilusión-Palmeritos program in Campo Dos, Municipality of Tibù, Norte de Santander.

Thanks to this alliance, and with the help of the compensation fund of Norte de Santander, Comfanorte, we will benefit more than a hundred children in this region of Catatumbo.

It should be noted that the Pases of hope program currently benefits more than three hundred and fifty children in Cúcuta and El Tarra in Norte de Santander, and Nueva Venecia, Magdalena Colombia.

With Campo Dos, there are already nine areas where Fundación Juventud Lider is present in some way with our different programs. All this we do from the heart, for our children and young people, for a better society. #forourchildren

 Partership with Juventus Academy Houston

Partership with Juventus Academy Houston

We are happy to partner this summer with the Juventus Academy Texas to bring the opportunity to low- income kids to attend a great program. They are going to be trained with a world class methodology and have exposure to gain skills applicable not only to the Soccer field but also have an impact in their attitude and academic behavior

The Juventus Training Camp is a 5-day camp for girls and boys 5 to 17 years old to be delivered from June 24th-28th in Houston. If you would like to became a sponsor please donate through our website or the Juventus Academy Texas a ticket ($405) for one or more kids to participate at the Juventus Soccer Camp.

For eligible children, the following site may be used to enter their information for a chance to win the Draw that will select as many winners as contributions of $405 are received for this Project. Winners will be chosen on May 1st 2019 from a random draw of completed entries received in accordance with the terms and conditions described: https://www.zzonefit.com/drawing

 Thanks to Houston Dynamo Charities for the visit to our Children

Thanks to Houston Dynamo Charities for the visit to our Children

During our Summer Camp at the Magnolia Community Center in Houston, the children had a very special visit. Thanks to the collaboration of our friends from Houston Dynamo Charities, the boys and girls had fun playing soccer and sharing with one of their players, the Venezuelan Alejandro Fuenmayor.

During this beautiful activity the foundation of the Houston Dynamo gave gifts to the children and everyone had the opportunity to take pictures and get autographs from their idols.

 Started Partnership with Municipal Mayor of Sitio Nuevo

Started Partnership with Municipal Mayor of Sitio Nuevo

Last month of July, our team managed the support of the Mayor's Office of Sitio Nuevo to our Passes of Hope program in Nueva Venecia, Magdalena. Thanks to this support, our program is strengthened and will benefit 154 children in our community. Thank you very much to the Mayor of Sitio Nuevo for believing in our project that benefits the children and youth of the region.

 Passes of Hope program Started this Summer in Houston

Passes of Hope program Started this Summer in Houston

We are happy to start our Passes of Hope program this 2018 in Magnolia, east of Houston thanks to the partnership with the Houston Community Family Center and Juventud Lider Foundation.

This program will benefit 50 children and will be held 3 times a week throughout the summer. In addition, our children will have activities, such as a soccer tournament in the facilities of the company Conoco Phillips, thanks to our partnership with the Conoco Hispanic Heritage Foundation. in addition, The Houston Dynamo soccer players will visit our children thanks to our friends from the Dynamo Charities Foundation.

This 2018, World Cup year will be loaded with many fun activities for our children, we hope to continue helping this beautiful community and that more people and organizations continue to get involve for this beautiful cause.



  • " 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.

  • Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos
  • Alejandroverjel.com
  • Palnorte S.A.S.
  • Funpalcat
  • Red de Futbol y Paz
  • Rush Soccer Club
  • Colombia Joven
  • Golombiao
  • Fundacion NU3
  • Fundacion Bolivar Davivienda
  • One World Play Project
  • Cordúa
  • Conoco Phillips
  • Greenway
  • bp
  • Clínica Oftanmológica del Caribe
  • Araya
  • Kicks
  • Grupoasex
  • Smile Foundation
  • Kasaari
  • Fundación Procaps
  • Universidad Simón Bolivar
  • Fundación G 2/10
  • Peace Paccers
  • Tova
  • Bancolombia
  • Mission Soccer